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.
On April 27 and 29, in Dushanbe, meetings of the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries Security Councils of the CSTO will be held in person23.04.2021
The CMD and the CSSC will discuss challenges and threats to security in the area of responsibility of the Organization
The issues of military security, countering challenges and threats and measures to neutralize them will be discussed at meetings of the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils of the CSTO . The meetings will be held in person in Dushanbe.
The CMD meeting will be held on April 27, 2021 under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Tajikistan, Colonel-General Sherali Mirzo. Nasrullo Mahmudzoda, the Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Tajikistan, will chair the CSSC meeting on April 29, this year.
The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav ZAS will take part in the events and will provide information on the situation in the area of responsibility of the Organization and on the issues on the agenda.
In the course of the meetings, plans will be considered for equipping the Collective Rapid Reaction Force (CRRF), joint training of formations of the assets of the collective security system and the Plan of consultations on foreign policy, defense and security for the second half of 2021 - the first half of 2022.
Also on the agenda of the CMD and CSSC meetings is the consideration of the Action Plan dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Collective Security Treaty and the 20th anniversary of the CSTO establishment.
Before the start of the CMD and the CSSC meetings, the Defense Ministers and Secretaries of the Security Councils are expected to be received by the Chairman of the CSTO Collective Security Council, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon.
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 cooperation structures of the CST member states into an international regional organization - the “Collective Security Treaty Organization”, giving it an appropriate status. On 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, chairing the Organization in 2021.
The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov