In an exclusive commentary to Cronos.Asia, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov spoke about the progress of the negotiations.


On June 6, 2024, in Almaty, a meeting of the CSTO Committee of Secretaries of Security Council was held under the chairmanship of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During the meeting, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov made a report on the situation in the CSTO area of responsibility and measures aimed at neutralizing challenges and threats to the security of Collective Security Treaty Organization member states.

Sputnik Armenia reports that the Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan said that he had excellent relations with CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov.

Tactical and special training “Cobalt-2022” will take place in the Kyrgyz Republic


Tactical and special training “Cobalt-2022” will take place in the Kyrgyz Republic

On August 2-5, this year, in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, in accordance with the Plan of joint training of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system, a tactical and special training with the formations of special forces included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) will take place.

During the training, combined groups of special forces of the Organization’s member States will perform training and applied operational and combat tasks of searching, blocking and neutralizing gangs, terrorist groups, as well as closing drug smuggling channels and detecting caches, laboratories for the storage and production of narcotic substances and their destruction. Subunits of the Ministry of Emergency Situations will practice the tasks of elimination of consequences arisen during the anti-terrorist operation.

The training plan calls for a command and staff training with the Operational Staff of the CSTO Collective Rapid Deployment Forces formations of special forces on planning a special operation and organizing interaction and management of dissimilar forces and equipment.

At the end of the training, there will be shooting competitions using various types of weapons among the teams participating in the training.

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