Defense ministers of CIS countries to discuss joint plans for 2016

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The defense ministers of the CIS countries will discuss plans for joint military exercises of the armed forces in 2016 at a meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States, which will be held on June 3-4 at the coast of mountain resort Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan.

The defense ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan plan to attend the meeting. The representatives of the defense ministries of Moldova and Turkmenistan are expected to become observers.

The participants will discuss the plan of joint activities for 2016, including those of holding international military games; issues of flight safety of the CIS Armed Forces, holding a joint exercise with live firings for the troops of the united air defense system “Combat Commonwealth-2016”, as well as organization of the international Olympiad for cadets of educational institutions of higher education and other issues.


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