The events in Kazakhstan pose a real threat to the security and even the territorial integrity of the republic.
The statement came from Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Secretary General Stanislav Zas, RIA Novosti reported.
“Currently, the events there pose a real threat to the security, stability and even territorial integrity of the country. Therefore, such an appeal was received, urgent consultations were held between the heads of state and a decision was made to use it. The CSTO peacekeeping potential minimizes these threats.” to download, to localize, “Zas said.
The Secretary General of the organization noted that the number of CSTO collective peacekeeping forces in Kazakhstan will be about 2,500 and can be strengthened if necessary.
“The total number of groups of collective peacekeeping forces may be different. According to the current decisions, there are about 2,500 people,” Zas said.
At the same time, he noted that the peacekeepers will act in accordance with the situation.