PROSPECTS OF MILITARY COOPERATION BETWEEN OCST COUNTRIES WAS DICUSSED

Agency WPS
DEFENSE and SECURITY (Russia)
May 30, 2005, Monday

Deputy defense ministries of the countries - members of the
Organization of Collective Security Treaty (OCST) discussed the
projects of documents, which should determine the prospects of
military cooperation, in Moscow yesterday. In accordance with
information from the United Staff of the OCST, the project of the
plan of coalition military construction of the OCST till 2010 and
project of the conception of creation of united military systems were
considered.

Besides, the questions concerning creation of the united group of
forces of collective security in the Central-Asian region,
development of the anti-aircraft defense of state-members of the
OCST, creation of a united center for training of flight personnel
for national armed forces of members of the OCST were discussed too.
According to one of the representatives of the OCST, the project of
the program of military and technical cooperation of the OCSE for
2006-2010, and project on the agreement on mutual acknowledgement of
the status of servicemen and military oaths of states of the OCSE
were introduced for consideration. Such states as Armenia, Belarus,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan are members of this
organization.

Source: Gudok, May 26, 2005, p. 2

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress