On The Eve Of Rubezh-2008


21 July, 2008

On July 21 Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian received
the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization
(CSTO) Nikolay Bordyuzha.

Edward Nalbandian and Nikolay Bordyuzha discussed issues related to
Armenia’s upcoming presidency of the CSTO and the arrangements to be
implemented in that period.

Minister Nalbandian confirmed that Armenia attaches great importance
to its presidency and assured his interlocutor that our country will
continue working in the directionto further reinforce collaboration
between the CSTO member states.

The interlocutors exchanged views on agenda issues and ways of
their solution. In this context the parties discussed the process
of preparation of the forthcoming sitting of the CSTO Collective
Security Council.

The parties also referred to questions connected with the "Rubezh 2008"
military exercises to be held in Armenia.