Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)

Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)

Collective Security Treaty Organization- Today Current Affairs

  • Recently the President of Kazakhstan called upon the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) to help manage the ongoing protests in the country.


  • It is an intergovernmental military alliance (of six countries) that came into force in 2002.
  • It began influencing Kazakhstan to curb protests that threatened the existence of the rulers who ruled the Central Asian country since it became an independent republic in 1991.

History: The Hindu Analysis

  • In 1992, six post-Soviet states belonging to the Commonwealth of Independent States – Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan signed the Collective Security Treaty.
  • It is also known as “Tashkent Pact” or “Tashkent Pact”.
  • Three other post-Soviet states—Azerbaijan, Belarus and Georgia—signed the following year, but the treaty took effect in 1994.
  • Five years later, nine of the nine states except Azerbaijan, Georgia and Uzbekistan agreed to renew the treaty for five more years, and in 2002 those six states joined the CSTO as a military alliance.

The headquarters: The Hindu Analysis

  • Its headquarter is located in Moscow, the capital of Russia.

Member: The Hindu Analysis

  • Currently Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation and Tajikistan are its members.

Objective: The Hindu Analysis

  • Strengthening peace, international and regional security, including cyber security and stability, safeguarding independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty of member states.

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yojna ias daily current affairs 15 january 2022

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