Armenia To Strive For Increasing Csto Efficiency In Period Of Its Ch

ARMENIA TO STRIVE FOR INCREASING CSTO EFFICIENCY IN PERIOD OF ITS CHAIRMANSHIP

Noyan Tapan

Se p 24, 2008

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 24, NOYAN TAPAN. In conditions of contradictory
geopolitical interests and international terrorism danger each
individual country’s security can be provided only thanks to
collective efforts. CSTO gives such a possibility to its member
seven countries. Hrayr Karapetian, the RA NA Vice-Speaker, said at
the sitting of Commission on Issues of Defence and Security of CSTO
Interparliamentary Assembly held on September 24 at the RA National
Assembly.

According to him, besides cooperation in military-technical,
military-economic, and military-educational spheres, joint fighting
international terrorism, illegal circulation of drugs is very important
in CSTO activity. Besides, creation of information security system
is in the focus of attention today.

The NA Speaker attached importance to activity of CSTO parliamentary
structure, which should ensure the legal side of organization’s
activity.

Touching upon Armenia’s role in CSTO, H. Karapetian quotted the words
of CSTO Secretary General Nikolay Bordyuzha, according to which Armenia
is a reliable partner proved by time and plays a leading role in the
military contingent of CSTO in the Caucasion region.

The NA Vice-Speaker reminded that many events and visits were
held in 2008 in Armenia within the framework of CSTO, Rubezh-2008
joint trainings were also held, and on September 5 Armenia assumed
chairmanship in CSTO. He also reminded the statement of RA President
Serzh Sargsyan that in the period of its chairmanship Armenia will
exert all efforts for increasing efficiency of organization’s activity.

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