YEREVAN, 23 November (BelTA) – The Collective Security Treaty Organization should be at the forefront of international life. 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: “Effective positioning of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in the system of international relations by advancing cooperation with international organizations and third countries represents a key factor for our organization's inclusion in the most pressing problems on the international agenda. The organization has to be at the forefront of international life and live up to the constantly changing challenges of regional and global security.”
Belarus suggests arranging a broad discussion of the international agenda from the point of view of CSTO interests on the sidelines of an international high-level conference on Eurasian security. Top officials of the secretariats of the United Nations Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and other international organizations will be invited to attend the conference. The conference is supposed to take place in Minsk in 2023.