On 16 February 2024, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu in Astana. The parties exchanged views on the forthcoming events planned within the framework of Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the CSTO this year.
On 14 February 2024, the CSTO Secretariat hosted an educational seminar (coaching session) on the theme: "Topical issues of Eurasian security", which was attended by heads of departments and experts of the CSTO Secretariat, representatives of the scientific community, as well as students and postgraduates of political science departments of leading Russian universities, including winners of the A.E. Snesarev Prize in Geopolitics and Military Science.
On 14 February 2024, Chief of the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Colonel-General Andrei Nikolayevich Serdyukov, held a briefing on the subject: "Main tasks of joint training of the CSTO collective security system's command and control bodies and formations of forces and means for 2024". Representatives of the press services of the defense departments and mass media of the CSTO member states took part in the event via videoconferencing.
On 7 February, participants in a meeting of the chairmen of the committees (commissions) of the parliaments of the CSTO member states, with jurisdiction over international relations, defense and security issues visited the CSTO Joint Staff.
On 7 February, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
The Republic of Kazakhstan hosts "Search-2022" training of reconnaissance units of the armed forces of the CSTO member states05.10.2022
Intelligence agencies and units of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states participate in a special training "Search-2022".
The joint training takes place at the “Matybulak” and “Gvardeysky” training ranges in Zhambyl Oblast.
According to the plan of the training "Search-2022" command bodies and contingent units will practice actions to localize an armed conflict in the CSTO region of collective security.
In the course of the training, in order to deploy a group of the Collective Rapid Reaction Forces and prepare for a joint operation, continuous reconnaissance was organized, taking into account the rapidly changing situation.
In implementing the decision taken by the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces commander, scouts will be tasked with identifying enemy detachments bypassing them using special reconnaissance equipment.
The purpose of the special training is to improve interaction between command and control bodies, increase the level of field training, interoperability and coherence of reconnaissance units.