CIS defence ministers agree on plan to enhance Joint CIS Air Defenсe System
In course of the CIS Defence Ministers Council’s session, defence ministers of the CIS countries have agreed on joint plan aimed to enhance combat potential of the Joint CIS Air Defence System.
Noting the role of the Joint CIS Air Defence System in ensuring security of the CIS member-states, the heads of defence departments have agreed on joint arrangements concerning Joint CIS AD System.
In particular, it is planned to hold the Regional Security 2018 computer command post exercise and other events aimed to improve combat potential of the Joint CIS AD System.
The 73th session of the CIS Defence Ministers Council was attended by defence ministries’ delegations from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
According to the agenda, the session considered a number of issues regarding multilateral cooperation on defence and security. The heads of defence departments exchanged views on military and political situation on the CIS southern border and its impact on security in Central Asia.
The defence ministers have acknowledged cooperation on information support as essential to be developed. The session decided to establish a Coordinating Committee on information support for CIS defence ministries and adopted Regulations on it.
The decisions taken in course of the session are to improve multilateral CIS military cooperation, and will facilitate development of mutually beneficial partnership in military sphere.