In an exclusive commentary to Cronos.Asia, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov spoke about the progress of the negotiations.


On June 6, 2024, in Almaty, a meeting of the CSTO Committee of Secretaries of Security Council was held under the chairmanship of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During the meeting, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov made a report on the situation in the CSTO area of responsibility and measures aimed at neutralizing challenges and threats to the security of Collective Security Treaty Organization member states.

Sputnik Armenia reports that the Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan said that he had excellent relations with CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov.

Extraordinary session of the CSTO Collective Security Council discussed the situation in connection with the sharp deterioration in certain areas on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan


Military contingents of the CSTO member States participate in the active phase of the “East-2022” training

The active phase of the "East-2022" strategic command post training with the participation of military contingents from the CSTO member States is under way at the Sergeevskiy training range in Primorsky Krai. In the course of the training, defensive and offensive operations are being practiced.

According to the commander of the coalition grouping of troops (forces) Vladimir Omeljanovich, "the main feature of the “East-2022” strategic command post training is the creation of a coalition grouping of troops (forces), which is designed to prepare and conduct a joint special operation to ensure peace and security.

The Russian President Vladimir Putin observed the training.

The "East-2022" strategic command post training is held from 1 to 7 September 2022 under the charge of the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation with practical training of defensive and offensive actions at seven training ranges of the East Military District: Burduny, Goryachi Klyuchi, Knyaze-Volkonsky, Lagunnoye, Sergeevsky, Telemba, and Uspenovsky, as well as in the water areas and coastal zones of the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan.

More than 50,000 servicemen, more than 5,000 units of armament and military equipment, including 140 aircraft, 60 warships, boats and support vessels are involved in the "East-2022" strategic command post training.

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