President of the Republic of Armenia, Chairman of the CSTO Collective Security Council Serzh Sargsyan received today CSTO secretary general Nikolay Bordyuzha, Chief of the CSTO Joint Staff, and the heads of delegation of the general staffs of the CSTO member states – Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, who have arrived in Armenia to participate in the eights sitting of the CSTO Military Committee.
The guests briefed President Sargsyan on the issues on the agenda of the Military Committee sitting and their role in the reinforcement of the CSTO military component. The interlocutors exchanged views on the steps towards raising the level of efficiency of the CSTO activity. Reference was made to issues related to ensuring security and stability in the Caucasus region, namely the situation created as a result of the military actions unleashed by Azerbaijan along the Nagorno Karabakh line of contact.
Later on President Serzh Sargsyan and CSTO Secretary General Nikolay Bordyzha met face-to-face. Issues related to the Armenian presidency of the CSTO were discussed.