CIS ministers discuss Afghanistan, NATO

CIS ministers discuss Afghanistan, NATO

ITAR-TASS news agency
15 Oct 04

Moscow, 15 October: A high-level meeting of the Collective Security
Treaty Organization’s [CSTO] member states in Moscow has discussed
post-conflict settlement in Afghanistan, the Russian Foreign Ministry
announced today.

Deputy foreign, defence and finance ministers and deputy security
council secretaries from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Russia and Tajikistan participated in the meeting.

The discussion concerned “issues of the political and military
situation in the organization’s zone of responsibility and the main
directions for the establishment of dialogue between the CSTO and
NATO”, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

“The high-level group approved draft documents on the agenda of the
CSTO’s Council of Foreign Ministers, Council of Defence Ministers
and Committee of Security Council Heads, which are to meet soon,”
the ministry added.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress