YEREVAN, 23 November (BelTA) – The ongoing crisis of the architecture of international and regional security is directly affecting the Collective Security Treaty Organization as well. 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 said: “The ongoing crisis of the architecture of international and regional security is directly affecting our organization, too. The Collective Security Treaty Organization is being subjected to various challenges and threats of transnational nature and those relating to interstate contradictions.”
In his words, Belarus is taking over the presidency over the Collective Security Treaty Organization in a period of a systemic crisis of international relations. “The unprecedented deterioration of the military and political situation on the Eurasian continent is obvious as well as further polarization of approaches to the matter of the new world order,” Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked.