The First Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces took part in the meeting of the Military Committee of the CSTO
Today, the First Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Colonel-General Nikolai Bogdanovskiy took part in the meeting of the Military Committee of the Collective Security Treaty Organization countries (CSTO), which was held in the city of Kayrakkum in the Republic of Tajikistan.
During the meeting, the leaders of the military delegations from Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kirgizia analyzed the challenges and threats to military security in the regions of the collective security of the CSTO. Special attention was paid to the current situation in Afghanistan due to the activity of the ISIL international terrorist organization.
Additionally, during the Military Committee meeting a wide range of issues were discussed, concerning preparations for the readiness inspection of the Collective Rapid Reaction Forces of the CSTO for task execution according to designation, the creation of a Unified Anti-Air and Anti-missile defence system with the creation of air defence systems in regions of collective security of the CSTO, of base educational organization of the CSTO operations in the field of training military personnel, of holding joint events of operative and combat preparations in 2015 and other issues of multilateral military cooperation between the member-states of the CSTO.