YEREVAN, 23 November (BelTA) – The Collective Security Treaty Organization member states are interested in peace, they do not need war. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement at a plenary session of the CSTO Collective Security Council in Yerevan, Armenia on 23 November, BelTA has learned.
Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that the resolution of crisis situations and the prevention of further destabilization in the Collective Security Treaty Organization's responsibility area should remain in the center of attention.
According to the president, January events in Kazakhstan, the conflict in Ukraine, the situation at the Armenia-Azerbaijan border, and the situation at the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border vividly confirm the vital importance of this idea. “All of us need peace! And as all of us stated absolutely unanimously, nobody needs war!” the Belarusian leader stated.
Aleksandr Lukashenko assured that Belarus' presidency would undertake all the possible diplomatic efforts to deescalate tensions, reduce the conflict potential, and raise the level of mutual trust through joint actions of the CSTO members.