28 Nov 2017 18:18

Patrushev to attend joint meeting of CSTO FMs, defense ministers, security council secretaries in Minsk

MOSCOW. Nov 28 (Interfax) - Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev will visit Belarus on Thursday, the council's spokesperson told Interfax.

"In Minsk, Nikolai Patrushev will attend a joint meeting of the CSTO [Collective Security Treaty Organization] Council of Foreign Ministers, Council of Defense Ministers, and Committee of Security Council Secretaries," the spokesperson said.

The meeting will focus on the results of the implementation of the resolutions taken by the CSTO Collective Security Council in October 2016, as well as on priorities during Kazakhstan's CSTO presidency.

The attendees will also discuss draft documents to be submitted for the consideration of the heads of state of the Collective Security Council's member states.