Consultations of plenipotentiaries of the Collective Security Treaty (CST) member-states, chaired by the Secretary General of the Council of Collective Security of the CST Valery Nikolaenko, were held on Tuesday, the Collective Security Council Secretariat press service reported. The participants of the consultations exchanged opinions on the possible effect of the developments related to the terrorist attacks on the United States on the situation in the CST's zone of responsibility. They also focused on measures to provide for security of the CST member-states and on their joint input to the creation of an extended anti-terrorist front. The plenipotentiaries mentioned that the statement of the CST member-countries of September 12 in connection to the terrorist attacks in the U.S. was topical and important. They said the same of the coordinated measures mentioned in Russian President Vladimir Putin's statement dated September 24. The consultations' participants stressed that in the today's situation the significance of the Treaty in providing for safety and stability of its members has grown.
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