Parliamentary assembly of CSTO

Rahmani leaves for Tajikistan to attend parliamentary assembly of CSTO

To attend the parliamentary assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Dushanbe, Mir Rahman Rahmani, speaker of the Parliament, left Kabul for Tajikistan on Tuesday, June 29.

The parliamentary assembly of the CSTO is set to be held on July 01 in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, office of the Afghan Parliament speaker said in a statement.

At the assembly, Rahmani will deliver speech on the threats of international terrorism, internal extremism, continued violence, targeted killings, the Afghan peace process, and the roles that the CSTO members can play in the Afghan peace process.

The Council of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly includes parliament speakers from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Tajikistan and is tasked to organize the Assembly’s work. The Russian State Duma speaker is the current Assembly’s president.

Afghanistan and Serbia hold observer status in the CSTO.