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.

The teachers and cadets of the Russian Military Medical Academy named after S.M. Kirov are involved for the first time in a CSTO training in Kazakhstan

The teachers and cadets of the Russian Military Medical Academy named after S.M. Kirov are involved for the first time in a CSTO training in Kazakhstan 01.10.2022

The faculty and graduating cadets of the Kirov Russian Military Medical Academy are involved for the first time in a joint training of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Collective Forces in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The tasks facing the group include joint actions with NBC protection units to detect and eliminate a particularly dangerous infection. The specialists will perform clinical diagnostics, provide first aid to the conditionally injured and evacuate them to a military field infection hospital. They will also conduct sanitary-epidemiological reconnaissance of the contaminated area. Participate in the organization and conduct of anti-epidemic measures, including the introduction of quarantine and the transfer of an infectious disease hospital to work in conditions of strict anti-epidemic regime.

In the course of joint fulfillment of combat training tasks on liquidating nidus of especially dangerous infection they will use the experience, gained by Russian specialists during the fight against new coronavirus infection in Italy and Serbia.

Skills and elements of cohesion with units of radiation, chemical and biological protection of the CSTO member states will be used in the training process of the academy, as well as in countering biological threats.

Earlier it was reported that the CSTO trainings in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the first time will work out the elimination of emergency situations of a biological nature.

The active phase of command-staff training of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces "Interaction-2022", the special training "Search-2022" with forces and means of intelligence and "Echelon-2022" with logistics units will be held from 3 to 7 October at Kazakhstan's training ground "Matybulak".

Military contingents of the CSTO member states, task forces of the Joint Staff and the CSTO Secretariat, special forces from special units of internal affairs bodies (police), security agencies and special services, as well as authorized bodies for prevention and liquidation of emergencies will participate in the training.

It is planned that the total number of participants in the trainings in Kazakhstan will be more than 6,500 people and more than 850 units of military and special equipment, including aircraft, helicopters, and unmanned aerial vehicles. The core of the Russian contingent will be subunits of the Central Military District.

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