In accordance with the Plan for joint training of command bodies and formations of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system for 2022, a set of measures was taken to improve the readiness of special forces formations that are part of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) for use as intended.
During the period from 2 to 5 August of this year, on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, tactical and special trainings with special units belonging to the CSTO CRRF formations of special forces under the code name "Cobalt-2022" were conducted in two stages.22».
The CSTO Secretariat is concerned by the information about the armed clashes that took place in Nagorno-Karabakh and resulted in human casualties. I express my deep condolences to the families and friends of the fallen servicemen. We urge the parties to the conflict to refrain from the use of force and to use only diplomatic methods to overcome their differences.
On August 3, 2022 in the Kyrgyz Republic, at the “Edelweiss” training range in Balykchy, the opening ceremony of the tactical and special training "Cobalt-2022" with the special forces formations included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CRRF) took place.
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.
The CSTO Secretary General's Memorial Parkway was planted at the CSTO Secretariat26.05.2022
On May 26, this year, a commemorative planting of a Memorial Parkway of five cedar trees in honor of the Secretaries General who once served in the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held on the territory of the CSTO Secretariat.
The event coincided with the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Collective Security Treaty and the 20th anniversary of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
Commemorative cedar trees were planted by: the current CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas, Nikolai Bordyuzha, who held this position from 2003 to 2016, and Yuri Khachaturov who held this position from 2017 to 2018. Two more cedar trees were planted in honor of the Collective Security Treaty Secretaries General Vladimir Zemsky (1996-2000) and Valery Nikolayenko (2000-2003).
The event was also attended by the Deputy Secretaries General Valery Semerikov, Samat Ordabayev and Takhir Khayrulloyev, invited guests and the CSTO Secretariat members.
In the solemn part of the event the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas presented Nikolai Bordyuzha and Yuri Khachaturov with commemorative plaques "20 years of the CSTO".
The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov