‌Armenia participates in meeting of CIS Council of Defense Ministers

‌Armenia participates in meeting of CIS Council of Defense Ministers

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia's defense chief Suren Papikyan participated in the meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the CIS member states on Friday, June 24 in Russia.

More than 20 issues were in the table, including international developments, growing dangers and challenges for the security environment of the CIS member states.

"The participants of the meeting discussed a number of issues related to the establishment of a joint humanitarian demining engineering unit, the deepening of cooperation in the field of military education, contact between the Armed Forces of the CIS member states, as well as the necessary legal and organizational work for the establishment of joint air defense systems," the Armenian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

"Given the full agenda of the Armenian-Russian military cooperation and the allied relations between the countries, an additional agreement was reached to organize a meeting of Armenian Minister of Defense Suren Papikyan and Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu in Moscow in August."

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