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BISHKEK, May 28 (Itar-Tass) - At a CSTO informal summit in Bishkek on Tuesday the leaders of the CSTO states discussed the issues related with real challenges and threats, CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha said after the CSTO summit here on Tuesday.
“In particular, the measures to minimize the negative consequences of the withdrawal of the coalition troops from Afghanistan in 2014. The summiteers also paid attention to the functioning of current security systems after 2014 with due account of potential challenges and threats,” he said.
In his words, the presidents shared the position that the Afghan authorities should be given assistance.
“The main goal is to ensure unconditionally security of our countries and our peoples,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
The presidents of Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan were participating in the CSTO summit.