President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree renewed the membership of the security Council of the Republic, said on Friday the press-service of the head of state.
"The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has updated the composition of the security Council. The head of state signed July 17, the corresponding decree №271", - said the press service.
Armenia hopes that CSTO will Express its position in connection with a clash on the border with Azerbaijan, said the Ambassador of Republic in Russia Vartan Toganyan.
"We hope that today will be held the permanent Council of the CSTO, we believe that the organization must Express its position, because it is actually about the attack on a member state of the CSTO at the border, which is not connected with the conflict",- said Toganyan the radio station "Moscow speaking".
The Secretary General of the Organization of the collective Contract (CSTO) Stanislav Zas initiated an emergency meeting of the permanent Council of the CSTO in connection with a situation aggravation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, it will be held on July 13 in the online, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the CSTO Vladimir Zainetdinov.
On Sunday, the clash happened on the border in Tovuz region of Azerbaijan with Armenia's Tavush region of Armenia. The Azerbaijani defense Ministry said the shelling of its positions by the Armenian military. According to Baku, killing three Azerbaijani soldiers, Armenian troops also suffered losses. The Armenian defense Ministry said Azerbaijani troops tried with artillery support to capture the Armenian stronghold. According to Yerevan, Azerbaijan suffered losses, and Armenia - no.
In the organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO) hopes that the US for six months reconsider its decision to withdraw from the Treaty on open skies, this move by Washington is unfortunate and will seriously damage the system of control over military activities, told RIA Novosti Secretary General of the military-political bloc Stanislav Zas.
"The US decision to withdraw from the Treaty on open skies was deeply regrettable and will certainly cause serious damage to not only the control of military activities, but also the entire system of international security as a whole. In our assessment, this move undermines the trust between the state and significantly reduces the level of transparency on the European continent," said Zas.