MINSK, 26 January (BelTA) – Events in Kazakhstan have totally proven the justifiability of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Armenia Aleksandr Konyuk made the statement in an interview with the media holding company Iravunk, BelTA has learned.
Aleksandr Konyuk said that life has demonstrated that the Collective Security Treaty Organization is necessary for ensuring security in the region. In his opinion, the involvement of CSTO peacekeepers was the factor that helped stabilize the situation in Kazakhstan.
According to the source, the situation in Kazakhstan was stabilized thanks to the Collective Security Treaty Organization and everyone talks about it. “What happened at the beginning of the year has proven the organization's justifiability beyond any doubt,” Aleksandr Konyuk said.
The ambassador mentioned decisive actions of the leadership of Armenia, which now presides over the Collective Security Treaty Organization, in the course of organizing the deployment of the CSTO peacekeepers. “Without it I don't know how the events in Kazakhstan would have unfolded but they would have unfolded in a very bad way,” he believes.
He also mentioned that not everyone liked the Collective Security Treaty Organization's bold actions. Aleksandr Konyuk said: “Not everyone likes the fact that such a powerful military organization, which can accomplish goals very quickly, exists. Future belongs to this organization.”