On October 14, 2016, the CSTO Collective Security Council in Yerevan adopted a decision on approval of the Collective Security Strategy until 2025, as well as on additional measures to combat terrorism and create a Crisis Response Center
The strategy fixes the priorities of the Organization’s activities until 2025, establishes guidelines for further development in all major areas of cooperation. The CSTO member states reaffirmed their determination to build relations with members of the world community on the basis of equality and indivisibility of security, to refrain in international relations from the threat or use of force, while giving priority to political and diplomatic methods in solving emerging problems.