CSTO SUMMIT OVER IN MOSCOW
CSTO narrow summit is over in Moscow. As a result, CSTO chairmanship passed from Belarus to Kazakhstan.
According to the Russian President Dmitri Medvedev, some issues found solution, while some others not. In his turn, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko refused to deliver speech.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev stated that one of the important decisions made in the session was installation of military facilities of the third states in the territories of the CSTO member states.
The CSTO leaders discussed other issues as well, including conformation of the 2012 budget-. The next summit is scheduled for May next year in Moscow, news.am reports.
Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) features Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
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- 1912 In Constantinople, the Armenian National Assembly decides to raise the Armenian Question in London at the conference of ambassadors.
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