Summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, which was attended by the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, finished in Dushanbe (Tajikistan).
On the results of the meeting, the heads of CSTO states signed a number of documents, including an agreement on cooperation in the field of transport and other military formations, their movable property, as well as military products. They endorsed the Protocol on extension of the Agreement on unified system of technical protection of railways, CSC decision on improving the activities of the Coordinating Council on Emergency Situations and CSTO Secretariat, approved budget of the organization.
Speaking to reporters after CSTO meeting, the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon called work of the Collective Security Council "highly efficient." He noted that there was a frank conversation about the state of cooperation and priority directions of organization's development.
"The heads of state focused on global and regional security challenges for the countries of CSTO and possible measures of their collective countering. Particular attention was paid to the need to facilitate strengthening of the southern borders of the region, including Tajik-Afghan section. We have outlined a number of measures to improve our work within CSTO. This is raising combat readiness, material and technical equipment of the collective forces and means, their mobility, holding of joint exercises and training, establishment of a permanent exchange of information and a range of other steps to strengthen the capacity of the organization," Emomali Rahmon said.