The 23rd meeting of the Military Committee on military cooperation development among the CSTO member states under the supervision of the Chairman of the Military Committee, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov, took place today via videoconferencing.


From April 8 to 11, 2024, the XXI International Seminar-Meeting on Combined Martial Arts with the heads of combat and physical training of the security ministries and agencies of the CSTO member states took place at the Park Hotel "Horizon", Odintsovo District, Moscow Region.

The event was addressed by Gennady Troislit, the Deputy Head of the Organizational and Planning Department of the CSTO Secretariat, and Oleg Ufimtsev, the President of the Russian Federation of Combined Martial Arts.


On 10 April 2024, the 39th meeting of the Working Group on Afghanistan under the CSTO Ministerial Council was held with the participation of the Acting CSTO Deputy Secretary General Samat Ordabaev and the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Taalatbek Masadykov. The event was also attended by delegations of the Organization’s member states, the Secretariat of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly and representatives of the UN CTO, the UNRCCA, the CIS ATC, the Coordination Service of the CIS Council of Commanders of Border Troops, the SCO RATS and the ICRC.


On 8 April 2024, at the CSTO Secretariat, Imangali Tasmagambetov, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, held a working meeting with Roza Otunbayeva, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

The CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov took part in the 87th meeting of the Council of Border Troops Commanders

The CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov took part in the 87th meeting of the Council of Border Troops Commanders 19.10.2023

On 19 October, in Yerevan (the Republic of Armenia), the regular 87th session of the Council of the Border Troops Commanders was held.

The meeting was attended by delegations of border agencies of the CIS member states, heads of cooperating competent bodies of the Commonwealth and working structures of international organizations.

The meeting analyzed the situation on the external borders of the CIS member states and discussed the results of the activities aimed at forming a system to ensure collective border security.

Valery Semerikov, the CSTO Deputy Secretary General, spoke on the topic "Challenges and threats to the security of the CSTO member states in the CSTO area of responsibility and measures to neutralize them". Valery Semerikov expressed his gratitude to the border guard agencies of the CSTO member states for the contribution they were making through their participation to enhancing the effectiveness of special operations conducted in the CSTO format.

As margin notes of the 87th meeting of the Council of Border Troops Commanders, Valery Semerikov held working meetings with the Chairman of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia Armen Abazyan, the heads of the border services of the CSTO member states and the Head of the CIS ATC Evgeny Sysoyev.

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