The Kazakh capital Nur-Sultan hosted a conference of chiefs of general staffs of the of Central and South Asiaт countries, the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan said in a statement.
The officials of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, USA, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan discussed the security situation in the region, including the situation in Afghanistan.
“The conference participants considered the issues of countering modern challenges and threats, as well as the role and place of regional structures, including the Collective Security Treaty Organization and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, in ensuring the security of the region. The prospects and areas of cooperation between the states of Central and South Asia have been determined,” the ministry added.
This conference has been held since 2015 both in the countries of the region and beyond.