On 20 September 2023, in Bishkek, an international conference on combating terrorism and extremism was held. The event was organized by the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Anti-Terrorist Centre of the CIS member states.
In accordance with the CSTO CCBCD Plan of Basic Activities for 2023, a subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in the territory of the CSTO member states from 11 to 15 September, this year, with a view to suppressing channels for the flow of drugs, their precursors and analogues and new psychoactive and potent substances into the CSTO region of responsibility, neutralizing international transnational drug groups, eliminating clandestine drug production and undermining the economic foundations of the drug business, including the legalization of drug proceeds. The subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in order to legalize drug profits.
The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on 14 September 2023.
Within the framework of the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus in the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a regular Coordination Meeting of Chief Narcologists of the CSTO member states was held in Minsk on 7 September 2023.
On 6 September 2023, in Bishkek, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Jeenbek Kulubayev, the Minister of Defense Baktybek Bekbolotov and the Secretary of the country's Security Council Marat Imankulov to discuss topical issues in preparation for the upcoming meetings of the Organization's statutory bodies - the Collective Security Council, the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils.
An extraordinary session of the CSTO Collective Security Council was held27.10.2022
On October 28, 2022, an extraordinary session of the CSTO Collective Security Council was held via videoconferencing, preceded by consultations of the foreign ministers of the Organization's member states.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas took part in the session.
ВDuring the session the information of the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas on the work of the Organization’s Mission, sent to the Republic of Armenia on September 15, 2022 by the decision of the CSTO Collective Security Council in connection with the deteriorating situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, where at night on September 13, 2022 there were clashes with the use of heavy weapons and strike drones, which resulted in numerous casualties, was heard.
The members of the Collective Security Council, reaffirming the Organization's commitment to strengthening peace, international and regional security and stability, the collective defense of the independence and territorial integrity and sovereignty of the CSTO member states, discussed the current situation in the region and joint measures to assist the Republic of Armenia.
There was a firm conviction that the existing contradictions and contentious issues had to be resolved by political and diplomatic means, including in line with the agreements set out in the trilateral statements adopted on 9 November 2020, 11 January 2021 and 26 November 2021 by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, the President of Russia and the President of Azerbaijan.
At the end of the session, members of the CSTO Collective Security Council made a number of proposals to finalize drafts of relevant decisions.