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The CSTO has taken note of Armenia about the situation on its border

The organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO) held on Tuesday a planned meeting of the permanent Council, which acted as Plenipotentiary representative of Armenia at the organization, reported on the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, its range, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the CSTO Vladimir Zainetdinov.

"Today a meeting of the permanent Council of the CSTO, it was planned. During the meeting, was made by the Plenipotentiary representative of Armenia to the CSTO Victor Biyagov, he brought information about the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and the incident of armed clashes. The information was noted by members of the permanent Council of the CSTO," - said Zainetdinov.

In the permanent Council, attended by CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas.

As reported earlier in the press service of the Armenian foreign Ministry, Biegow gave a speech on Tuesday at a meeting of the permanent Council of the CSTO and urged the countries-CSTO members to show solidarity in the face of the deteriorating situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and mutual support "in accordance with the spirit and letter of the Charter of the organization."

Earlier in the Secretariat of the CSTO expressed serious concern in connection with a situation aggravation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, arose on 12 July after the armed clashes of units of the armed forces of Armenia and Azerbaijan, including with heavy weapons, which have killed and wounded. The CSTO noted that the current situation is not conducive to the normalization of the situation on the border of two neighboring States, one of which is the Republic of Armenia is a member state of the CSTO.

On Monday, the CSTO announced an emergency meeting of the permanent Council of the organization in connection with a situation aggravation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, but later it was postponed to allow for consultations on the format, which will be a discussion of the situation.

The CSTO includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.