On 16 February 2024, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu in Astana. The parties exchanged views on the forthcoming events planned within the framework of Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the CSTO this year.
On 14 February 2024, the CSTO Secretariat hosted an educational seminar (coaching session) on the theme: "Topical issues of Eurasian security", which was attended by heads of departments and experts of the CSTO Secretariat, representatives of the scientific community, as well as students and postgraduates of political science departments of leading Russian universities, including winners of the A.E. Snesarev Prize in Geopolitics and Military Science.
On 14 February 2024, Chief of the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Colonel-General Andrei Nikolayevich Serdyukov, held a briefing on the subject: "Main tasks of joint training of the CSTO collective security system's command and control bodies and formations of forces and means for 2024". Representatives of the press services of the defense departments and mass media of the CSTO member states took part in the event via videoconferencing.
On 7 February, participants in a meeting of the chairmen of the committees (commissions) of the parliaments of the CSTO member states, with jurisdiction over international relations, defense and security issues visited the CSTO Joint Staff.
On 7 February, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
The 14th meeting of the CSTO Military Committee was held in Moscow. Chiefs of General Staffs discussed challenges and threats to military security in the Central Asian region21.06.2019
On June 21, 2019, the 14th meeting of the Military Committee on the development of military cooperation of the states members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) was held in Moscow.
The meeting was attended by the Chiefs of the General Staffs of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, the First Deputy Chiefs of the General Staffs of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus and the Kyrgyz Republic, the Chief of the CSTO Joint Staff, Colonel-General Anatoly Sidorov. The CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov participated in the meeting of the CSTO Military Committee.
During the meeting, the priorities of the CSTO activities in the military sphere, proposed by the Kyrgyz Republic during the CSTO chairmanship, challenges and threats to military security in the Central Asian region, as well as the procedure for conducting joint operational and combat training in 2019 were discussed.
The participants of the event addressed the issues of improving the composition of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces and the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the Central Asian Collective Security Region.
The meeting considered the procedure for the participation of servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Organization's member states in a military parade on May 9, 2020 in Moscow, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The Chief of the CSTO Joint Staff, Colonel-General Anatoly Sidorov, speaking on this issue, noted that the preparation of the contingent is planned to be held in three stages. The final stage will be held on the basis of the Alabinsky garrison and Red Square in the form of joint training in the spring of 2020.
Members of the Military Committee were also informed about the activities of the Military Academy of Army air defense of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation named after Marshal of the Soviet Union A.Vasilevsky as a basic educational and methodical and research organization of the CSTO. As a result, a number of agreements were reached aimed at strengthening the collective security of the CSTO member states.