Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Belarus

11/08/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/08/2018 03:28

Priority to Topical Issues of International and Regional Security


On 8 November, Astana hosted a joint meeting of the CSTO Foreign Ministers Council, the CSTO Defence Ministers Council and the CSTO Committee of Security Councils' Secretaries. The meeting was attended by a Belarusian military delegation led by Defence Minister Lt. Gen. Andrei Ravkov.

The participants discussed more than 20 issues, considered the implementation of the action plan on the development of military cooperation among the CSTO member states for the period until 2020, as well as discussed joint training of command bodies and forces of the CSTO collective security system for the period until 2025.

In addition, the defence ministers also exchanged their views on topical issues of international and regional security, as well as on further cooperation among the CSTO member states within the organisation and in the international arena.


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