On May 24, 2022, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikian, a meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held via videoconferencing.
The defense ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin), of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Colonel General Ruslan Zhaksylykov), of the Kyrgyz Republic (Lieutenant General Baktybek Bekbolotov), of the Russian Federation (Army General Sergey Shoygu), of the Republic of Tajikistan (Colonel General Sherali Mirzo), as well as the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas and the Head of the CSTO Joint Staff - Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov participated in the meeting.
VI High-Level Coordination Meeting between the CSTO and the International Committee of the Red Cross will be held in Geneva on November 2624.11.2021
The VI High-Level Coordination Meeting (Headquarters Conference) in the framework of cooperation between the Collective Security Treaty Organization Secretariat and the International Committee of the Red Cross will be held in Geneva on November 26, 2021.
The Coordination Meeting will be attended by the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Takhir Khayrulloyev and responsible officials from the CSTO Secretariat and the CSTO Joint Staff; Dominique Stilhart, the ICRC Director of Operations, and the heads of ICRC structural divisions in Geneva and of the ICRC Regional Delegation in the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Moldova.
During the meeting, it is planned to analyze the activities carried out in the framework of cooperation between the ICRC and the CSTO, to exchange views on humanitarian challenges in regions of armed conflicts, and to discuss specific proposals for further development of cooperation between the ICRC and the CSTO and to identify key areas of cooperation for the coming year 2022.
At the end of the event, it is planned to sign a Resolution of the VI High-Level Coordination Meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and the International Committee of the Red Cross.
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