ARMENIA RATIFIES AGREEMENT ON MANAGEMENT OF CSTO FORCES
Dec 4, 2008
YEREVAN, December 4. /ARKA/. Armenian Parliament ratified the agreement
on establishing a management system in the collective security forces
of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).
The agreement was signed by Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan in Dushanbe on October 6 2007,
Armenian Deputy Minister of Armenia Ara Nazaryan reported.
The aim of the agreement is to create an efficient management system
in the collective security troops both in peace time and wartime
and ensure reliable cooperation between the coalition troops and the
defense ministries of CSTO-member countries, he said.
The agreement determines bodies to implement centralized management
functions and the procedure for completing the staff.
The CSTO was founded in May 1992. Its member states are Armenia,
Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and