YEREVAN — The CSTO Collective Security Council’s session will be held in Yerevan on October 14 chaired by President of Armenia Serzh Sarkisian, press service of the Presidential administration reports

Issues related to the process of the implementation of decisions adopted at last year’s summits, as well as the priorities set by Armenia during its chairmanship in the CSTO will be discussed.

A number of issues related to international situation, collective security provision will be discussed at the session.
The draft decisions on the CSTO Collective Security Strategy and CSTO crisis response center creation until 2025, the improvement of the CSTO activity, as well as the implementation of decisions on fight against international terrorism will be covered at the session.

It is planned to adopt a number of political statements.

Taking into account that the CSTO chairmanship will pass to Belarus from Armenia for 2016-2017, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will present the country’s priorities at the session.

A number of documents related to the further development of the CSTO military component, training of military personnel, as well as the development of emergency response system of the CSTO member states will be signed.

In line with the decisions adopted at the CSTO summit in Moscow in December 2015, special attention will be paid to the measures of fighting international terrorism.

The heads of states will also make a decision over the CSTO Secretary General.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed his participation in the session of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Kremlin confirms.

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