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 XXII meeting of the Coordination Council of the Heads of the Competent Authorities for Countering the Illicit Drug Trafficking of the CSTO member states was held via videoconferencing20.11.2020
On November 20, 2020, under the supervision of the State Secretary - Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Zubov, the XXII meeting of the Coordination Council of the Heads of the Competent Authorities for Countering the Illicit Drug Trafficking the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states was held via videoconferencing.
The meeting was attended by representatives of the competent authorities of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tajikistan, as well as the Deputy Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Valery Semerikov.
The participants in the Coordination Council of the Heads of the Competent Authorities for Countering the Illicit Drug Trafficking meeting positively assessed the results of the work done in the reporting period, heard information on the implementation of the Anti-Drug Strategy of the CSTO member states for 2015-2020 and stressed the need to maintain the established anti-drug course of the CSTO member states.
As part of the implementation of the priorities of the Russian Federation during its chairmanship in the CSTO, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, together with the CSTO Secretariat, based on the existing experience, a draft of a new Anti-Drug Strategy for 2021-2025 was developed, taking into account the peculiarities of modern challenges and threats posed by illegal drug trafficking.
The strategy is planned to be submitted to the session of the CSTO Collective Security Council in December this year.
The members of the Coordination Council of the Heads of the Competent Authorities for Countering the Illicit Drug Trafficking confirmed the need to further unite efforts in order to comprehensively influence the drug environment, including striving to reduce drug production and increase the effectiveness of drug use prevention.