On 16 February 2024, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu in Astana. The parties exchanged views on the forthcoming events planned within the framework of Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the CSTO this year.
On 14 February 2024, the CSTO Secretariat hosted an educational seminar (coaching session) on the theme: "Topical issues of Eurasian security", which was attended by heads of departments and experts of the CSTO Secretariat, representatives of the scientific community, as well as students and postgraduates of political science departments of leading Russian universities, including winners of the A.E. Snesarev Prize in Geopolitics and Military Science.
On 14 February 2024, Chief of the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Colonel-General Andrei Nikolayevich Serdyukov, held a briefing on the subject: "Main tasks of joint training of the CSTO collective security system's command and control bodies and formations of forces and means for 2024". Representatives of the press services of the defense departments and mass media of the CSTO member states took part in the event via videoconferencing.
On 7 February, participants in a meeting of the chairmen of the committees (commissions) of the parliaments of the CSTO member states, with jurisdiction over international relations, defense and security issues visited the CSTO Joint Staff.
On 7 February, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
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.