CSTO Summit kicks off in Bishkek in narrow format
The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Summit in Bishkek has started in narrow format.
The exchange of views on international and regional security in the framework of the CSTO will be held at the session.
Further, the meeting will continue in an expanded format.
Following the results of the meetings, it is expected to sign a number of documents related to financial and organizational activities in the CSTO permanent statutory bodies and it is planned to approve the organization’s budget for 2020. The main political document will be the statement of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization on improving international cooperation and interaction in order to strengthen global and regional security initiated by Kyrgyzstan.
The session is attended by the leaders of Belarus – Alexander Lukashenko, Kazakhstan – Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Russia – Vladimir Putin, Tajikistan – Emomali Rahmon, as well as Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev and Acting Secretary General CSTO Valery Semerikov.
More than 260 foreign and local media representatives cover the CSTO Summit in Bishkek.
Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency