Nikol Pashinyan, Armenia’s prime minister, who currently chairs the CSTO, announced the deployment of peacekeeping forces to Kazakhstan at the request of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
Collective CSTO peacekeeping forces are being introduced into the country for a limited period of time.
The main goal of the CSTO peacekeepers is to stabilize the situation. CSTO forces will remain in Kazakhstan until the country’s authorities ask to withdraw them;
Peacekeeping forces may include military, police and civilian personnel and forces and means allocated by the CSTO countries (Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan).