Armenian president points out areas of CSTO,NATO cooperation – Kazak

Armenian president points out areas of CSTO, NATO cooperation – Kazakh TV

Kazakh Television first channel
18 Jun 04

[Presenter] Military-political cooperation between Eurasian countries
was discussed in Astana today.

At the session of the CSTO [Collective Security Treaty Organization;
members are Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and
Russia] member states, the presidents of the organization had talks
in private.

[Passage omitted: The CSTO secretary-general, Nikolay Bordyuzha,
took part in the private talks of the presidents; the CSTO countries
signed cooperation documents]

A document was also signed today on the key areas of cooperation
between the CSTO and NATO.

[Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, addressing a news conference]
The organization reacts to this calmly and positively assesses the
possibility for cooperation between the states and NATO, as well as
in the NATO-CSTO format. The document also indicates the areas of
cooperation. These are regional, international security; the fight
against terrorism; that is the drugs threat; proliferation of weapons
of mass destruction and missile technologies.