On 13 November 2023, the XVI meeting of the Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization's Consultative Coordination Centre for Responding to Computer Incidents (CSTO CCC) was held in Moscow, with the participation of leading experts and representatives of the national authorized bodies for Responding to Computer Incidents of the CSTO member states.
A meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council was held in Minsk on 23 November.
The heads of states have discussed in detail current problems of international and regional security and the main results of the activities of the CSTO during the inter-sessional period.
A meeting of the heads of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has begun in Minsk in the narrow format.
On 22 November 2023, in Minsk, a joint meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of the Security Councils of the CSTO was held. Representatives of the Republic of Armenia did not take part in the meeting.
In accordance with the Action Plan for the implementation of the decisions of the November 20-22 session of the CSTO CSC and the fulfilment of the priority areas of the Organization’s activities, two documents relevant to the stabilization of the situation in the South Caucasus have been developed so far under the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus.
Meeting of the Working Group on Afghanistan under the CSTO Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs25.05.2021
On May 25, 2021, in the CSTO Secretariat, chaired by the Head of the Working Group, National Coordinator of the Republic of Tajikistan for Afghanistan Vafo Niyatbekzoda, with the participation of the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Samat Ordabaev, the 33rd meeting of the Working Group on Afghanistan under the CSTO Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs (WGA) was held.
The meeting was also attended by representatives of the CIS ATC and the SCO RATS. The Deputy Secretary General of the Organization, Samat Ordabaev, noted that Afghanistan remains a territory from which serious threats to the security of the CSTO member states are emanating, especially in light of the alleged withdrawal of foreign military contingent from the IRA. In this regard, the demand for the activities of the Working Group on Afghanistan under the CSTO Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and cooperation of the CSTO member states in the Afghan sector is significantly increasing. Samat Ordabaev also informed that the Afghan problem was discussed in detail during the recent meetings of the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils of the Organization in Dushanbe.
At the end of the meeting, the results of the Group's work for the first half of 2021 were summed up and the Work Plan of the WGA for the second half of 2021 was adopted.