Belarus President pays visit to Kazakhstan to take part in CSTO Collective Security Council session


Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko paid a visit to Kazakhstan to take part in a session of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, BelTA reports.

A joint session of the CSTO Foreign Ministers Council, the CSTO Defense Ministers Council and the CSTO Committee of Security Councils’ Secretaries took place in Astana in the morning of 8 November in the run-up to the session of the heads of state. Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei presented Belarus’ position on the most burning issues of the global and international agenda and emphasized the importance of joint effort to fulfill the tasks facing the organization. He also put forward proposals on improving foreign policy coordination of the CSTO member states.

The parties shared views on the topical issues of the international agenda and discussed coordination of policies within the framework of the organization and on the international arena. They suggested the CSTO priorities during Kyrgyzstan’s presidency in the organization in 2018-2019.

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