In an exclusive commentary to Cronos.Asia, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov spoke about the progress of the negotiations.


On June 6, 2024, in Almaty, a meeting of the CSTO Committee of Secretaries of Security Council was held under the chairmanship of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During the meeting, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov made a report on the situation in the CSTO area of responsibility and measures aimed at neutralizing challenges and threats to the security of Collective Security Treaty Organization member states.

Sputnik Armenia reports that the Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan said that he had excellent relations with CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov.

OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger will visit the CSTO Secretariat and take part in the meeting of the Permanent Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization


April 25th of this year CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov will meet with Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Thomas Greminger, who is on a visit to the Russian Federation.

During the visit, Mr.Greminger will visit the Secretariat of the Collective Security Treaty Organization by agreement of the parties. The participation of Thomas Greming in the meeting of the CSTO Permanent Council is envisaged. The CSTO Acting Secretary General Mr. Semerikov will have a talk with him, during which the sides will exchange views on a wide range of issues of mutual interest, discuss issues of bilateral cooperation, interaction of organizations in countering contemporary challenges and threats.

CSTO relations with the OSCE have been steadily developing in recent decades. Mr.Greminger, who has held the post of OSCE Secretary General since July 2017, will visit the CSTO Secretariat in this capacity for the third time. Regular contacts between the two organizations at various levels contribute to the improvement of mutual understanding and the development of a constructive dialogue in the interests of de-escalating tensions, strengthening security and stability in Europe.

Media representatives are invited to cover the event. Media accreditation before 4 pm April 24, 2019 by e-mail odkb-pressa@gov.ru 

Address: Moscow, Sverchkov Lane, 3/3 building 1. Beginning at 10.00 on 04/25/2019, the media passage from 9.00 Moscow time.

CSTO press secretary Vladimir Zainetdinov





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