MIL OSI – Source: President of the Republic of Belarus – Press Release/Statement
Headline: CSTO summit
28 November 2017
The session of the Collective Security Council of the Collective
Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will take place in Minsk on 30 November.
Attending the event will be Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko.The summit will take stock of Belarus’
presidency in the CSTO in 2017. Belarus’ presidency goals were to increase the
influence of the organization in the international arena, enhance the
operational readiness of the Collective Forces, ensure economic security of the
member states and implement a set of additional measures to combat international
terrorism, the spread of drugs and illegal migration in the CSTO area.The summiteers are expected to adopt a number
of decisions on various areas of the CSTO activity, including the priorities of
the Belarusian presidency in the organization.The heads of state will also discuss the most important issues
related to the global situation and further development of the organization as a
powerful structure ensuring security in the region.