Permanent and plenipotentiary representative of Belarus to the CSTO Aleksandr Grinevich was elected Chairman of the Permanent Council of the organization by rotation.
According to the press service of the CSTO, Thursday, a meeting of the Permanent Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held. Aleksandr Grinevich, permanent and plenipotentiary representative of Belarus to the CSTO, was elected chairman of the Standing Council in rotation in connection with the transfer of presidency in the CSTO in 2022-2023 from the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Belarus. Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia Viktor Biyagov handed him the Chairman's wooden gavel symbolizing the adoption of the decision of the CSTO Permanent Council.
Biyagov was thanked for his fruitful and constructive work as Chairman of the Organization's Permanent Council in 2021-2022.