The Collective Security Council (CSC) of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will discuss unannounced inspection of the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces (CRDF) and further development of the military component on September 15 in Dushanbe.
According to CSTO press service, CSC consists of the heads of CSTO member states - Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. Chairman of the CSTO Collective Security Council in interim period from 2014 to 2015 is the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon. Meeting of the council will be held in a narrow and plenary session format.
A number of topical issues will be raised for discussion by the presidents. The heads of state will exchange views on the situation in CSTO zone of responsibility. Considering that Armenia takes CSTO chairmanship in 2015-2016, its President Serzh Sargsyan will present the priorities of Armenia which are to be implemented during its chairmanship.
The agenda also includes signing of documents on the system of command and control of troops (collective forces) of CSTO, agreement on cooperation in the field of transportation of military and other groups, their personal property, as well as military products, the protocol on the extension of the agreement on the establishment of a unified system of technical protection of railways, approval of budget of the organization.
In general, there are more than 10 questions on the agenda.
Earlier it was reported that Kyrgyzstan is actively preparing for the upcoming CSTO summit.