SCTO PROTOCOL ON MILITARY AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE COMES INTO EFFECT

PanARMENIAN.Net
01.04.2009 16:08 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The CSTO protocol on mechanism of military and
technical assistance in case of military aggression against a member
state has come into effect.

"The document envisages rendering of military equipment free of
charge or at a reduced price," CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery
Semerikov said.

The protocol has been so far ratified by Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan and Russia, the CSTO press office reported.