China Prposes Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Stability Efforts for Kyrgyzstan


BEIJING. – The authorities in Beijing realize that measures the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) could take in Kyrgyzstan are needed to restore stability in the republic as soon as possible, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

“China, as a friendly neighboring country, has closely been following the unrest in the south of Kyrgyzstan. It is confident that restoring order and stabilizing the social situation there as soon as possible is a key task,” the ministry said.

“The Chinese side paid attention to the recent session of Security Council secretaries from the CSTO member countries, who discussed the situation in Kyrgyzstan,” it said.

“China treats the CSTO member countries’ efforts aimed at maintaining peace and stability in Central Asia with understanding,” the ministry said.

“The Chinese side has already sent a batch of humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan, and it sincerely hopes that the Kyrgyz people will be able to cope with these temporary difficulties and to ensure peace, stability and development in the country,” it said.

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