CSTO MEMBER STATES INTEND TO COORDINATE THEIR ACTIVITY IN UN

PanARMENIAN.Net
August 3, 2010 - 15:52 AMT 10:52 GMT

On August 2, the member states of the Collective Security Treaty
Organization (CSTO) held consultations under chairmanship of CSTO
Secretary General Nikolay Bordyuzha to reconcile their stances on
the agenda of the upcoming 65th session of the UN General Assembly.

The consultations brought together authorized representatives of
the CSTO member states, heads of relevant departments of foreign
ministries, representatives of the CSTO member states' embassies and
employees of the CSTO Secretariat.

Participants of the consultations discussed common priorities during
the upcoming session of the UN General Assembly, based on recent
decisions of the SCTO and UN documents. Besides, reforms in the UN,
including Security Council, aspects of cooperation between the CSTO
and UN, situation in Afghanistan, human rights and possibilities
of mutual support of the CSTO member states during the elections to
working bodies of the UN were in the focus of the meeting.

The parties attached importance to steps taken for boosting cooperation
between the CSTO Secretariat and UN.

Besides, they emphasized the importance of continuous coordination of
actions of the CSTO member states within the UN and OSCE. The parties
agreed to continue holding similar events, the press service of CSTO
office in Yerevan reported.




From: A. Papazian