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A meeting of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CSTO member states will be held on April 30 in Bishkek


April 30th, 2019, In Bishkek a meeting of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will be held under the chairmanship of the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic Major General Rayimberdi Duishenbiev.  Acting CSTO Secretary General Valery Semerikov and Chief of the Joint Staff of the CSTO Colonel-General Anatoly Sidorov will take part in the meeting.

The meeting will be held in a narrow and extended composition. The heads of defense departments will discuss challenges and threats to military security in the Central Asian collective security region, joint actions to reduce tensions in the Tajik-Afghan border area and also consider a Collective Action Plan of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization to implement the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy for 2019-2021.

During the plenary session it is planned to review a number of documents relating to the joint preparation of the CSTO collective security authorities and means for the next year, including the Informational Interaction Regulations of CSTO Crisis Response Center, Consultation plan for representatives of member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization on foreign policy, security and defense issues in the second half of 2019 - the first half of 2020.

It is also expected to adopt the CSTO Council of Ministers of Defense on the establishment of a Working Group at the Council of Ministers of Defense of the Collective Security Treaty Organization on the logistics of the CSTO Troops (CSTO Collective Forces).

About 15 questions were included in the draft agenda of the meeting of the Council of Ministers of Defense.

The Collective Security Treaty 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 Collective Security Treaty 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.

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