MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Topical challenges and threats to the security of the CSTO member states and measures to neutralize them were discussed.
The epidemiological situation in the world, issues of countering color revolutions, identification and suppression of illegal financing channels for opposition organizations are considered. The situation in the field of information security has been analyzed. The parties spoke in favor of the progressive build-up of cooperation within the framework of the CSTO on the anti-terrorist track against the background of the degrading situation in Afghanistan, as well as in the fight against drug trafficking as one of the main sources of financing terrorism.
Special attention is paid to the coordination of the activities of the CSTO member states in order to create a reliable system for ensuring biological safety. The parties agreed to develop joint practical measures to prevent threats to national, regional and international security associated with the impact of dangerous biological factors.
In addition, an exchange of views took place on the issues of equipping the Collective Rapid Reaction Forces of the CSTO with modern weapons. They also touched upon the prospects for cooperation between the CSTO and the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
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