On 20 September 2023, in Bishkek, an international conference on combating terrorism and extremism was held. The event was organized by the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Anti-Terrorist Centre of the CIS member states.
In accordance with the CSTO CCBCD Plan of Basic Activities for 2023, a subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in the territory of the CSTO member states from 11 to 15 September, this year, with a view to suppressing channels for the flow of drugs, their precursors and analogues and new psychoactive and potent substances into the CSTO region of responsibility, neutralizing international transnational drug groups, eliminating clandestine drug production and undermining the economic foundations of the drug business, including the legalization of drug proceeds. The subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in order to legalize drug profits.
The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on 14 September 2023.
Within the framework of the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus in the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a regular Coordination Meeting of Chief Narcologists of the CSTO member states was held in Minsk on 7 September 2023.
On 6 September 2023, in Bishkek, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Jeenbek Kulubayev, the Minister of Defense Baktybek Bekbolotov and the Secretary of the country's Security Council Marat Imankulov to discuss topical issues in preparation for the upcoming meetings of the Organization's statutory bodies - the Collective Security Council, the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils.
Joint training with the CRRF CSTO "Interaction-2019" will be held on the territory of the Russian Federation from 16 to 18 October14.10.2019
In accordance with the Plan for joint training of control bodies command, and force and means generation of the CSTO collective security system for 2019, from 16 to 18 October , this year, it is planned to conduct a joint training with the Collective Rapid Response Forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CRRF CSTO) "Interaction-2019" on the theme: "Preparation and conduct of a joint operation to localize the border armed conflict in the East European collective security region."
The joint training is held as a part of the operational-strategic training “Combat Brotherhood-2019” with participation of units and subunits of military contingents and special forces from the CRRF CSTO, as well as operational groups of defense establishments and representatives of the border services of the CSTO member states.
At the upcoming "Interaction-2019" training, it is planned to work out the issues of preparing a joint operation and managing contingents of the CRRF CSTO in conducting practical actions to localize the border armed conflict in the East European collective security region. In addition, it is envisaged that military contingents and formations of special forces will train battle tasks in intelligence with the combined use of various ground and air-based means, strengthen state border defense troops, conduct a special operation to block the border section of the CSTO member state, defeat and liquidate illegal armed groups.
The Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov, Chief of the CSTO Joint Staff, the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Piotr Tsikhanouski, representatives of the Secretariat and military men of the CSTO Joint Staff are planning to participate in the training.
Considering past practice of conducting training in the CSTO format for the final stage of the joint training “Interaction-2019” of October 18, this year, representatives of the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia, as well as military attachés accredited in the Russian Federation are invited as observers.
Taking into account the open appeal of the CSTO member states Foreign Ministers in May 2019 to the NATO member states Foreign Ministers with a proposal to establish constructive interaction, the Russian Federation (in agreement with the Organization member states) sent appropriate invitations to the international Alliance secretariat and all military attaches of NATO member states.
The training is planned to be held at the 333th training ground of the Combat Training Center of the Western Military District of the RF Armed Forces, Mulino settlement, Nizhny Novgorod Region, under the leadership of Colonel General Alexander Zhuravlev, the military commander of the Western Military District of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
The opening ceremony of the training will take place on October 16. Prior to the start of the joint training, in order to coordinate the CSTO CRRF Command in conditions of aggravation of the situation in the East European region of collective security and in the preparation of a joint operation to localize the border armed conflict, a command field training is planned.
The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov