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Russia to set up joint air defence system with ex-Soviet allies, including Kazakhstan

Russia continues working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, including Kazakhstan.

Russia to set up joint air defence system with ex-Soviet allies, including Kazakhstan
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Four soldiers drown during military exercise in Kazakhstan

Four soldiers have drowned during the second stage of Center 2015 military drills in Aktau, Kazakhstan.

Four soldiers drown during military exercise in Kazakhstan
Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan. ©Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev concerned about increased militant activity in Northern Afghanistan

Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev took part in CSTO Collective Security Council meeting to discuss countering terrorist threats.

Nazarbayev concerned about increased militant activity in Northern Afghanistan
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Joint air defense system discussed by CSTO

Heads of CSTO member states’ delegations met in Dushanbe to discuss prospects of creating a unified air and missile defense system.

Joint air defense system discussed by CSTO
Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev. Photo courtesy of the Senate.
Kazakh Senate Speaker takes part in CSTO and CIS Parliamentary Assemblies

Kazakh Senate Speaker Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has taken part in the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly and the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly.

Kazakh Senate Speaker takes part in CSTO and CIS Parliamentary Assemblies
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CSTO summit adopts joint statement

Presidents of CSTO member states have signed a joint statement during the session of the Collective Security Council on December 23 in Moscow.

CSTO summit adopts joint statement
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CSTO Secretary General meets with Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs

Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Nikolai Bordyuzha has met with Yerlan Idrissov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.

CSTO Secretary General meets with Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs
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Joint military drills of CSTO to be held in Kazakhstan

Joint military drills Interaction 2014 of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) will be held in Kazakhstan on August 18-22.

Joint military drills of CSTO to be held in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan can defend itself against foreign aggressors: Minister of Defense

No state is a potential adversary for Kazakhstan but the country can resort to use of military force to repel aggression and defend its territorial integrity and sovereignty, Serik Akhmetov wrote in his blog.

Kazakhstan can defend itself against foreign aggressors: Minister of Defense
Iskander, mobile theater ballistic missile system. ©RIA Novosti
Russian Iskander missiles on Kazakhstan border meant to put pressure on United States

Russian missiles on Kazakhstan border - experts express their opinion.

Russian Iskander missiles on Kazakhstan border meant to put pressure on United States
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Kazakhstan hopes for Syrian war end after transfer of chemical weapons

Kazakhstan hopes that the war in Syria will end after the country transfers the chemical weapons under international control.

Kazakhstan hopes for Syrian war end after transfer of chemical weapons
CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha. ©RIA Novosti
CSTO to supply weapons to Tajikistan to protect Afghan border

CSTO countries will transfer their weapons and military vehicles to Tajikistan free of charge for protection of the border with Afghanistan.

CSTO to supply weapons to Tajikistan to protect Afghan border
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik AKhmetov. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Kazakhstan's Akhmetov taking part in CSTO summit in Sochi

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov is participating in the meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Sochi.

Kazakhstan's Akhmetov taking part in CSTO summit in Sochi
Informal summit of CSTO member-countries. Photo by Sultan Dossaliyev©
CSTO to strengthen armed forces

Presidents of CSTO member-countries discussed strengthening of the organization’s Military Forces.

CSTO to strengthen armed forces
Participants of the meeting. ©tengrinews.kz
10 documents signed at CSTO meeting in Bishkek

10 documents were signed after the joint meeting of the Ministers of Defense, Foreign Affairs and secretaries of the Security Councils of CSTO member-countries in Bishkek.

10 documents signed at CSTO meeting in Bishkek
CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
CSTO prepares package plan on Afghanistan based on Kazakhstan's data

Kazakhstan initiated a follow-up analysis of the situation in Afghanistan: CSTO Secretary General.

CSTO prepares package plan on Afghanistan based on Kazakhstan's data
Commemorative coin, dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the CSTO
National Bank released CSTO commemorative silver coins

National Bank released commemorative silver proof quality coins with a nominal value of 500 tenge, dedicated to the CSTO anniversaries.

National Bank released CSTO commemorative silver coins
Air defense system office. ©RIA Novosti
Russian-Kazakhstan agreement on joint air defense system to be signed in 2013

Kazakhstan Foreign Minister commented on the results of Kazakhstan's chairmanship in CSTO in 2012.

Russian-Kazakhstan agreement on joint air defense system to be signed in 2013
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Nursultan Nazarbayev suggested that CSTO jointly respond to emergency situations

Kazakhstan President took part in CSTO meeting in Moscow.

Nursultan Nazarbayev suggested that CSTO jointly respond to emergency situations
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Nazarbayev to take part in CSTO and EurAsEC summits in Moscow

Nursultan Nazarbayev will render a visit to Moscow to attend a collective security session of the CSTO and the EurAsEC Interstate Council meeting.

Nazarbayev to take part in CSTO and EurAsEC summits in Moscow