This opinion was expressed by CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas at the meeting of the CSTO defence ministers in Dushanbe
“We regret to state that the United States and its NATO allies are pursuing a destructive policy that significantly diminishes the role of the United Nations”, – he stressed. – “Through their actions, they are consistently discrediting the UN and trying to take control of its structural elements; various proposals to reform the UN, especially the Security Council, are being put forward. Attempts are being made to question the existing veto mechanism of its permanent members to strengthen pro-Western positions”.
According to Zasya, the US has been manipulating international law to suit its national interests, undermining the foundations of strategic stability in the world. “Reformatting” the established arms control system has led to a sharp escalation of military threats to the collective security of CSTO member states.
At today’s meeting the ministers assessed the current military and political situation and the tendencies of its development in the area of responsibility of the organization, i.e. in the Eastern European, Caucasus and Central Asian regions of collective security. According to the organisation’s Secretary General, the situation is complex and unstable: “The existing international security architecture created after the Second World War is being shattered.US national intelligence agency to set up centre to combat foreign influence