CSTO general staff chiefs vow to boost organization’s military capacity

CSTO general staff chiefs vow to boost organization’s military capacity

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has vowed to "seriously boost" its military capacity, organization’s general secretary said Tuesday, Aug. 28.

CSTO General Secretary Nikolai Bordyuzha noted after Moscow meeting of CSTO chiefs of general staffs that CSTO Council meeting will be held in December, 2012.

"Development of the military component of the CSTO will be in focus of the December meeting," the secretary said.

"And today's discussion led to many decisions, which will likewise be submitted to the presidents for approval. If today's decisions are approved, this organization will take a very big step forward in terms of strengthening of the force component of this international institution," Bordyuzha said.

The general secretary did not specify precisely what decisions were made, eurasianet.org reported citing RIA Novosti.

 Top stories
President Serzh Sargsyan said earlier that the Armenian side lost some 800 hectares (around 8 square kilometers) in the course of 4-day.
The parties discussed the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone following the early April's 4-day war and the ways to overcome the consequences.
At the meeting, the parties addressed opportunities to overcome consequences of the 4-day violence in Karabakh in early April.
“There can be no success in negotiations if violence continues, and there can be no peace without a negotiation process,” the statement said.
Partner news