The Collective Security Treaty is 30 years old. The CSTO is 20!
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Collective Security Treaty and the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
The Collective Security Treaty (CST) was signed on May 15, 1992, in Tashkent. On May 14, 2002, at the session of the Collective Security Council in Moscow it was decided to reorganize the mechanisms and cooperation structures of the CST member States into an international regional organization - the “Collective Security Treaty Organization” with relevant status. On September 18, 2003, the CSTO Charter entered into force.
The members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization are: the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tajikistan.
According to the Plan of events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Collective Security Treaty and the 20th anniversary of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and approved by the decision of the Collective Security Council, information campaign under the motto " CSTO. 30 Years - Together We are Strong!" is being held in all the CSTO member States from May 1 to May 30, 2022.
Anniversary banners placed on billboards and cityboards can be seen on the streets of the capitals of CSTO member States, as well as in Almaty and St. Petersburg. Information videos are also broadcast on online monitors in cars and subway stations in Minsk, Almaty, Moscow, St. Petersburg, and at airports in Minsk, Moscow (Vnukovo, Terminal A, Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo) and St. Petersburg (Pulkovo).
On Tverskoy Boulevard in Moscow there is a photo exhibition "CSTO. 30 Years - Together We are Strong" was opened on Tverskoy Boulevard in Moscow. From May 16 to 30, 2022, its exposition will continue on 12 Gogolevsky Boulevard
Another thematic exhibition, prepared by the MIA "Rossia-Today" for the CSTO anniversary, can be seen in Moscow on Zubovsky Boulevard, 4, from May 14 to 30, 2022.
The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov