Kyrgyz foreign minister to attend CIS summit in Russia

Kyrgyz foreign minister to attend CIS summit in Russia

AKIpress news agency web site
11 Nov 04

Bishkek, 11 November: A meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers
of the Collective Security Treaty Organization [CSTO; members are
Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Russia]
member states will be held in Moscow on 12 November.

A Kyrgyz delegation headed by Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Askar Aytmatov
will attend the meeting.

The military and political situation in the CSTO member states and
the CSTO’s tasks to step up the fight against terrorism are expected
to be discussed at the meeting.

The issue concerning a CSTO interstate commission for military and
economic cooperation is also planned to be discussed.

The meeting will listen to CSTO Secretary-General Nikolay Bordyuzha’s
report on the results of the first stage of the Kanal-2004
[Channel-2004] international antidrug operation in the CSTO member

The CSTO foreign ministers are expected to sign a CSTO statement
concerning non-proliferation policy and also to approve an action
plan to coordinate the activities of the CSTO member states in the
post-war reconstruction of Afghanistan.