MOSCOW, 3 November (BelTA) – The CSTO needs to optimize crisis response mechanisms, CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov said at the 10th meeting of Secretaries of the CIS Security Councils in Moscow on 3 November. The event was attended by State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Aleksandr Volfovich, BelTA has learned.
"The events that took place this year in the CSTO area of responsibility showed the need to optimize CSTO's crisis response mechanisms," Valery Semerikov said.
On the instruction of the heads of the CSTO member states, an appropriate package of documents on this matter has already been prepared and agreed upon, he informed.
The meeting of the secretaries of the CIS security councils highlighted topical issues of international and regional security, including the situation in the post-Soviet space in the context of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine. The participants of the meeting discussed the issues related to combating destructive activities of foreign NGOs, glorification of fascism and falsification of history in the CIS countries. Problems of nuclear security and nonproliferation of nuclear weapons were also on the agenda.