Contents tagged with CSTO

  • Kazakhstan’s president asks Russia to deploy troops to the country

    Kazakhstan has appealed for help to the member countries of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said in a televised address on Wednesday evening.

    According to him, the protesters who seized city administrations, police stations and other law enforcement facilities are "terrorist gangs" that have been "trained abroad."

    The mass unrest that began on January 2 and four days later developed into a nationwide uprising, according to Tokayev, "can and should …

  • Lukashenko: Putin promised to ensure Belarus’ security at Minsk’s first request

    At the first request, Russia will provide comprehensive assistance to ensure the security of Belarus in case of external military threats, stated the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday at a meeting at the Center for Strategic Management in the Belarusian Defense Ministry, BELTA reports.

    "When it comes to the military component, we have a treaty with the Russian Federation within the framework of the Union State and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). These …