December 19, 2012 20:04
CSTO intensifies work, considerably increases military component
MOSCOW. Dec 19 (Interfax) - The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) intends to increase its military component.
"The next session of CSTO is over, and I would like to say that very serious decisions intensifying the work of the organization and considerably increasing the military component of CSTO have been made," Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev said, summing up the results of the CSTO summit held in Moscow on Wednesday.
Kyrgyzstan now chairs CSTO.
An agreement has been reached to hold the next session of CSTO in Bishkek in May, Atambayev said.
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