MINSK, 22 June (BelTA) – The third session of the interstate working group on taking steps to create a united system of technical coverage of the railways of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states is taking place in the Central House of Officers in Minsk, BelTA has learned.
The session is focused on stepping up the achieved results in creating the united system of technical coverage of the railways of the CSTO member states.
According to Deputy Chief of Logistics of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus, Chief of the Logistics Headquarters, Colonel Aleksandr Mosolov, the matters participants of the session are supposed to discuss represent an integral part of collective security. The common railway space of the CSTO member states is the foundation for the effective deployment of troops (forces) in the interests of the CSTO countries, this is why the role of the railways, their stable operation as part of the transport system are of crucial importance at present.
Technical coverage is defined as a set of engineering, technical, and organizational measures taken in times of peace and war in order to prepare railway facilities and structures, dedicated recovery and operation forces for repairs and restoration after enemy action.