The CSTO Joint Staff held consultations on the draft Plan of joint training of command bodies and formations of forces and means of CSTO collective security system for 2023
On December 14, this year, the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization held consultations on the review of the draft Plan of joint training of command bodies and formations of forces and means of the CSTO collective security system for 2023.
The consultations were held under the general supervision of Lieutenant General Anatoly Yakovlev, Head of the CSTO Joint Staff. Representatives of the defense agencies of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, the CSTO Secretariat and the CSTO Joint Staff, as well as special forces units of the internal affairs bodies (police), internal troops (National Guard), security agencies and special services, bodies authorized to prevent and eliminate consequences of emergencies took part in it by videoconferencing.
In the course of the meeting, taking into account proposals by representatives of interested ministries and departments of CSTO member States, measures aimed at increasing the readiness of forces and means of the CSTO collective security system to carry out earmarked tasks were discussed. Preliminary dates, venues, compositions of involved command bodies and formations, as well as those responsible for carrying out planned joint training activities for 2023 were agreed upon.
"The discussion of the proposals and comments received on the draft plan from interested ministries and agencies of the CSTO member States was fruitful and constructive. The parties showed mutual understanding in discussing and refining the content of the draft documents," Lieutenant General Anatoly Yakovlev noted in summarizing the consultations.
The agreed draft plan will be sent to the Organization's member States for domestic approval.