Vladimir Putin will take part in CSTO summit in Dushanbe 2015-09-08 15:15:00 The President will visit Tajikistan on September 14–15 to attend another session of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO – Republic of Armenia, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Kirgizia, the Russian Federation, Republic of Tajikistan). The discussion at the Dushanbe summit will focus on the main areas of allied cooperation and ways of enhancing it. Special attention will be given to ensuring an effective response to the most pressing military and political challenges, including the increased activity of terrorist and extremist groups and destabilisation of the situation near CSTO borders. Within this context, the heads of CSTO member states will consider, among other things, the results of the CSTO states’ armed forces exercises and joint events organised by law enforcement agencies. Vladimir Putin will also have a separate meeting with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and a number of other bilateral contacts.