The Collective Security Treaty Organization - CSTO - has been operating for 18 years. The Collective Security Treaty itself was signed in Tashkent on May 15, 1992. The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas, who took office earlier this year, told in his first interview to the media whether there was a threat of a military conflict between the CSTO and NATO, what achievements of the organization and prospects for its expansion were, as well as how the bloc is fought against the coronavirus pandemic and whether the military-political situation in the world would change after the end of the epidemic.
On May 15, 1992, the heads of state of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan signed a Collective Security Treaty in Tashkent. This Treaty laid the foundation for the creation of a collective security system in the Eurasian space in the post-Soviet period and became the main document, on the basis of which 10 years later the CSTO was created.
At the Permanent Council of the CSTO, the Russian side provided information on the violation by Ukraine of the rules of peaceful passage in the territorial sea of the Russian Federation
November 27th of this year. A meeting of the Permanent Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held under the chairmanship of Aman Mambetseitov, Permanent and Plenipotentiary Representative of the Kyrgyz Republic, in which Valery Semerikov, Acting Secretary General of the CSTO, took part.
The draft statements “On the Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Context of the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540” and “On Measures to Increase Mutual Confidence aimed at achieving peace goals and maintaining a global security architecture” were reviewed, finalized and agreed. It was decided to send these documents in the prescribed manner for consideration in the format of permanent representatives of the CSTO member states at the UN and subsequent distribution.
The representative of Russia, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, Andrei Shvedov, informed the CSTO Permanent Council about the situation in connection with the gross violation of the rules of peaceful passage in the territorial sea of the Russian Federation in the Black Sea on November 25, 2018.CSTO Press secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov +7495-795-27-10 +7495-621-33-23-tel/fax email@example.com;