THE 4TH OF JULY - PRESS CONFERENCE OF THE CSTO ACTING SECRETARY GENERAL VALERY SEMERIKOV01.07.2019
In May-June of this year, in Bishkek, a series of intersessional meetings of the CSTO authorized organs - the Council of Ministers of Defense, the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils were held. During these meetings important documents relating to the development of the Organization military component, the creation of a crisis response system were signed, and a public message to the foreign ministers of the NATO countries on enhancing mutual trust and cooperation was made.
Valery Semerikov will also tell about the results of special operations that are conducted in the CSTO format, in particular, such as a complex of operational and preventive measures under the code name “Mercenary” ("Naemnik"), "Illegal" (“Nelegal”), and the international counter-drug operation “Channel” ("Kanal").
The CSTO includes the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Tajikistan.
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