The exhibition MILEX 2019 will become a platform for the development of dialogue and business partnership of the CSTO member states
As part of the business program of the IX International Exhibition of Armament and Military Equipment “MILEX 2019”, on May 16, 2019, a joint meeting of the board of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation on military-economic (technical) cooperation in the format of the CSTO, Belarusian and Russian national parts of the Inter-state Commission for Military-Economic Cooperation of the CSTO with the participation of representatives of enterprises and organizations of the defense sector of the economy of Belarus and the defense industry of Russia.
In addition, on May 16 and 17, in the CSTO Interstate Commission on Military and Economic Cooperation format, the MILEX 2019 exhibition center will host meetings of the Business Council at the CSTO Interstate Commission on Military and Economic Cooperation and the Coordination Council of the authorized bodies of the CSTO member states on advertising and exhibition activities.
The meetings will include participation of Acting CSTO Secretary General Valery Semerikov, Deputy CSTO Secretary General Peter Tikhonovsky, Deputy Chairman of the State Military Industrial Committee of the Republic of Belarus, Head of the Belarusian National Part of the CSTO Interstate Commission on Military and Economic Cooperation Dmitry Pantus, Chairman of the Board of the Military Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation on Military and Economic (technical) cooperation in the CSTO format, Mikhail Osyka, leaders and members of the delegations of the CSTO member states.
During the meetings, it is planned to discuss issues of further raising the level of military-economic cooperation, development of cooperation and integration relations of enterprises and organizations of defense industries of the CSTO member states in the development, production, repair, modernization and utilization of military products, development of cooperation in the implementation of mutual supplies of civilian products, as well as increasing the level of interaction in the field of advertising and exhibition activities and adding to the organizers of the national expositions of preferential conditions for participation in exhibitions in the CSTO member states.
The Collective Security Treaty (CST) was signed on May 15, 1992 in Tashkent. On May 14, 2002, the Collective Security Council at a session in Moscow decided to transform the mechanisms and structures of cooperation of the CST member states into an international regional organization - the Collective Security Treaty Organization, giving it an appropriate status. September 18, 2003, the CSTO Charter entered into force. The Collective Security Treaty Organization includes: the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Tajikistan.