On 1 February of this year, a representative of the SCO Secretariat took part online in the second meeting of the chairs of the committees (commissions) of the parliaments of the CSTO member states in charge of international relations, defence and security issues.
The event, organised by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, was also attended by Chair of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots Leonid Kalashnikov, Chair of the State Duma Committee on Defence Andrei Kartapolov, heads of relevant committees of the national assemblies, mejlises and senates of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Tajikistan, and representatives of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly.