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 Secretary General and the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia have discussed the prospects of military-industrial development

The CSTO Secretary General and the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia have discussed the prospects of military-industrial development 01.03.2023

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In the opinion of the Secretary General of the association, even the logic of its creation, and not just the geopolitical situation, requires the development of military-industrial cooperation between the countries of the Collective Security Treaty Organization

ASTANA, March 1 - Sputnik. The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov has discussed prospects for the development of military-industrial cooperation at a meeting with the Russian Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Industry and Trade, Chairman of the CSTO Interstate Commission for Military-Economic Cooperation, Denis Manturov. This was reported by the press service of the Organization.

According to the parties, military-industrial cooperation for the member states of the association is one of the most sought-after areas of the CSTO work.

"A sufficient and solid legal framework has been created for the development of practical cooperation between domestic defense industry enterprises and defense sector enterprises in the member states," Denis Manturov noted.

The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov recalled that the Organization had adopted more than sixty documents with the status of interstate treaties. And one-third of them concerned the development of military-economic cooperation. Tasmagambetov believes, that the time has come to implement them.

"It is necessary to implement practical measures to establish multilateral cooperation of defense industry enterprises of the CSTO member states for joint development and production of weapons and military equipment, creation of service centers for their maintenance and repair," the CSTO Secretary General said.

He believes that uniting the potential of military-industrial complex enterprises becomes especially relevant in the light of increasing tensions in the geopolitical situation around the world.

Tasmagambetov spoke about the preparatory work for the XXI ICMEC meeting, which is planned to be held in the capital of the Republic of Tajikistan at the end of April this year.

The press service of the CSTO noted that the parties also discussed the Organization's exhibition event in 2024, “The International Forum on Collective Security "Interpolitech".

The forum, organized in accordance with the decision of the Collective Security Council of November 23, 2022, will be held for the first time.


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