Creation of CSTO Collective Forces allows responding to all challenges
26/04/2010, Kazakhstan Today
Almaty. April 26. Kazakhstan Today - Creation of the CSTO Collective Rapid Response Forces (CRRF) and the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces (CRDF) allows responding to all challenges. The CSTO Secretary General, Nikolay Bordyuzha, said in Almaty on Friday during the round table on security in the Central-Asian region, the agency reports.
"The initiative of creation of the collective forces … an interesting project, the project, which allows responding to all challenges seriously.
He also reminded that creation of the collective forces was Nazarbayev's and Medvedev's initiative (the Presidents of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation."
N. Bordyuzha noted that Kazakhstan is "one of the key players among the CSTO member states as it has "good image as a leader of the country and good preparation of its contingents." He also noted good "readiness of Kazakhstan to receive or organize varios CSTO events."