Collective Security Treaty Organization

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Collective Security Treaty Organization
Հավաքական անվտանգության պայմանագրի կազմակերպություն (Armenian)
Арганізацыя Дамовы аб калектыўнай бясьпецы – Arhanizacyja Damovy ab kalektyŭnaj biaśpiecy (Belarusian)
Ұжымдық қауіпсіздік туралы шарт ұйымы – Ūjymdyq qauıpsızdık turaly şart ūiymy (Kazakh)
Жамааттык коопсуздук жөнүндө келишим уюму (Kyrgyz)
Организация Договора о коллективной безопасности (Russian)
Созмони Аҳдномаи амнияти дастаҷамъӣ (Tajik)
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  Member states
  Disputed territory [1]
AbbreviationCSTO
Formation
  • 14 February 1992 (as the Unified Armed Forces)
  • 15 May 1992 (as Collective Security Treaty)
  • 7 October 2002 (as Collective Security Treaty Organization)
TypeMilitary alliance
HeadquartersMoscow, Russia
Location
Membership
3 former members
1 observers
Official language
Russian
Secretary General
Imangali Tasmagambetov
Chairman
Nikol Pashinyan
Websiteodkb-csto.org

The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO; Russian: Организация Договора о коллективной безопасности, romanized: Organizatsiya Dogovora o kollektivnoy bezopasnosti; Russian: ОДКБ, romanized: ODKB) is a government military alliance in Eurasia. Its members of some post-Soviet states. The treaty was inspired by the Soviet Armed Forces.

On 15 May 1992, six post-Soviet states belonging to the Commonwealth of Independent States, Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, signed the Collective Security Treaty.[3]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Did not sign original treaty[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Taylor & Francis (2020). "Republic of Crimea". The Territories of the Russian Federation 2020. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-003-00706-7. Note: The territories of the Crimean peninsula, comprising Sevastopol City and the Republic of Crimea, remained internationally recognised as constituting part of Ukraine, following their annexation by Russia in March 2014.
  2. "MULTILATERAL Treaty on collective security. Concluded at Tashkent on 15 May 1992. Correction of 18 May 1995 of the above-mentioned Treaty. Correction of 9 October 1995 of the above-mentioned Treaty" (PDF).{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ed, Alexei G. Arbatov ... (1999). Russia and the West : the 21st century security environment. Armonk, NY [u.a.]: Sharpe. p. 62. ISBN 978-0765604323. Archived from the original on 23 August 2019. Retrieved 25 February 2015.