On 20 September 2023, in Bishkek, an international conference on combating terrorism and extremism was held. The event was organized by the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Anti-Terrorist Centre of the CIS member states.
In accordance with the CSTO CCBCD Plan of Basic Activities for 2023, a subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in the territory of the CSTO member states from 11 to 15 September, this year, with a view to suppressing channels for the flow of drugs, their precursors and analogues and new psychoactive and potent substances into the CSTO region of responsibility, neutralizing international transnational drug groups, eliminating clandestine drug production and undermining the economic foundations of the drug business, including the legalization of drug proceeds. The subregional anti-drug operation "Channel-Perekhvat" was carried out in order to legalize drug profits.
The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on 14 September 2023.
Within the framework of the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus in the Collective Security Treaty Organization, a regular Coordination Meeting of Chief Narcologists of the CSTO member states was held in Minsk on 7 September 2023.
On 6 September 2023, in Bishkek, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Jeenbek Kulubayev, the Minister of Defense Baktybek Bekbolotov and the Secretary of the country's Security Council Marat Imankulov to discuss topical issues in preparation for the upcoming meetings of the Organization's statutory bodies - the Collective Security Council, the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils.
Stanislav Zas in an interview with RT TV Channel: the CSTO welcomes China's desire to expand cooperation with the Organization18.05.2022
The Collective Security Treaty Organization Secretary General Stanislav Zas said in an interview with RT TV Channel, that the CSTO welcomed China's desire to expand cooperation with the organization.
"As for China, yes, I have also heard this statement. We welcome if there is such a desire to interact with the CSTO, if there is such an interest," he said.
Zas added that the CSTO and China have the same approaches to many issues on the international agenda and security.
He noted that China had a balanced and independent position in world politics.
According to him, the CSTO is open for interaction and cooperation with China.
Earlier, Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China, said that China was ready to promote cooperation with the CSTO.