Final stage of CSTO peacekeeping exercise to take place in Belarus MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – The final stage of the command and staff exercise Nerushimoye Bratstvo 2020 [Indestructible Brotherhood] will take place in the army exercise area Losvido in Vitebsk Oblast on 16 October. It will involve a demonstration of all the tactical episodes, BelTA has learned.
CSTO army logistics exercise scheduled for 17-20 August MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A special exercise for logistics and materiel support units of the collective rapid response forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will take place in the exercise area Kapustin Yar in Astrakhan Oblast, Russia on 17-20 August, BelTA learned from the exercise's press center.
Majilis Speaker attends CSTO PA session NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatullin attended the session of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (The CSTO PA) held via a videoconference, the Lower Chamber’s press service reports.
CSTO considering postponing military exercises due to pandemic MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – The timing of exercises to be held within the framework of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) may be adjusted depending on the COVID-19 epidemic situation, BelTA learned from the press service of the CSTO Joint Staff after the first staff meeting held to discuss the organization of joint exercises with the CSTO forces (collective forces) this year.
CSTO military medical services host COVID-19 consultations MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – The CSTO Crisis Response Center played host to extraordinary consultations between the military medical services of the Defense Ministries of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). The parties met to discuss measures to prevent and combat the new coronavirus infection COVID-19 on 16 April, BelTA learned from the official website of the CSTO.
International military cooperation within CSTO, CIS, SCO discussed MINSK. KAZINFORM On Belarus' initiative, Chief of the International Military Cooperation Department of the Belarusian Defense Ministry, Major-General Oleg Voinov had a phone conversation with heads of international military cooperation departments of the defense ministries of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Tajikistan on 15 and 16 April, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Defense Ministry.
CSTO leaders to determine candidates for partner status, observer status soon MINSK. KAZINFORM - Heads of state of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states will soon have to determine the countries that may be granted the status of the organization's partner or observer, BelTA learned from CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas.
CSTO working on national legislation harmonization program for 2021-2025 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Cooperation of the working bodies of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the Secretariat of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly in legislation matters was discussed at a meeting between CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas and Executive Secretary – Head of the Secretariat of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly Sergei Pospelov, BelTA learned from CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov.
CSTO foreign ministers to meet in Bratislava on 5 December MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The foreign ministers of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will meet in Bratislava on 5 December, CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov told BelTA after the meeting of the CSTO Permanent Council in Moscow on 3 December.
Number of documents signed at CSTO CSC regular session NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 17 documents including the Statement on improving international interaction and cooperation with a view to strengthening global and regional security and 14 decisions of the Council of the Collective Security were signed today in Bishkek following the regular session of the CSTO CSC, Akorda informs.
Belarus to become CSTO Secretary-General BISHKEK. KAZINFORM «Stanislav Zas of Belarus will become the new Secretary-General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) as of 1 January 2020,» CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov told the briefing following the CSTO session held today in Bishkek.
CSTO leaders adopt statement on international and regional security BISHKEK. KAZINFORM The Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) passed a statement on ways of improving international cooperation in order to strengthen international and regional security following the meeting in Bishkek on 28 November, BelTA has learned.