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 Military Committee discussed issues of the development of military cooperation of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states via video-conferencing03.07.2020
On July 3, 2020, for the first time via video-conferencing, the 16th Meeting of the Military Committee on the development of military cooperation of the of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states was held.
The meeting was chaired by the Chairman of the Military Committee, the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov, attended by the chiefs of the General Staffs of the armed forces of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Tajikistan, the Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic and Head of the Joint Staff of the CSTO. The event was also attended by the Deputy Secretary General of the Organization Piotr Tsikhanouski.
At the beginning of the meeting, Army General Valery Gerasimov congratulated the members of the Military Committee on the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory in the Great Patriotic War, and thanked for the quality training and participation of the military personnel of the armies of the CSTO member states in the parade on Red Square.
A discussion regarding the challenges and threats to military security in the CSTO Caucasus, East European and Central Asian regions of collective security was held. Presentations were made by representatives of the General Staffs of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov, the Head of the CSTO Joint Staff, informed the members of the Military Committee about joint operational and combat training activities in 2020, about the draft Development Plan for the military cooperation of the CSTO member states for 2021–2025, and about proposals for improving international flights of aviation by the armed forces of the states - CSTO members and on comprehensive research work related to the CSTO Collective Aviation Forces.
The meeting participated in debriefing regarding the activities of the Military Academy of Communications named after Marshal of the Soviet Union S. M. Budyonny.
In conclusion of the meeting, the Chairman of the Military Committee, Army General Valery Gerasimov noted that the issues considered at the meeting of the Military Committee would serve to strengthen the collective security and stability of the Organization's member states.