“In the memory of citizens of member States of the CSTO will remain forever those who never returned from the battlefields, protected and defended the freedom and independence of their country, – said the CSTO Secretary General. – We pay tribute to the now veterans and it is our sacred duty to honor the memory of the great Victory”.

may 9, stressed Zas, dear to all as a symbol of valor of the defenders of the Fatherland, unity and the power of national spirit. “We are proud of our fathers and grandfathers liberated the world from Nazism, and cherish the memory of their heroism. We remember those who went towards death in battle, and those whose heroic work was forged Victory in the rear”, – stated in the message.

At the same time, the may celebrations this year, stated Zas occur in a setting where humanity is faced with a coronavirus pandemic and the increasing attempts to undermine the foundations of the world, founded 75 years ago by the States winners to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.

“In these circumstances, special importance is the capacity contribution of the CSTO in combating the distortion of historical truth about the Second world war and the imposition of the substitution of international law established by some spur of the moment rules of international communication”, – the greeting says.

the Secretary-General noted that the true historical memory of peoples and States United in the CSTO, are making untiring efforts to maintain peace and stability, to counter the machinations of those who in their selfish interests trying to replace the universally recognized norms and principles of international law with their own rules of the game, to destroy the world supporting legal basis.

“I am Confident that the joint action of our peoples and member States of the CSTO will help block the dangerous trends in the international situation, to strengthen common security, to contribute to the preservation of peace and strengthening of international security”, – concluded the Secretary General of the organization.

Congratulations with the 75th anniversary of the great Victory Stanislav Zas also sent to the foreign Ministers, the defence Ministers and secretaries of security councils of member States of the CSTO.