What will be the main topic at the summit of the CSTO?

The current President of Kyrgyzstan, Roza Otunbayeva, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom and the United States will try to convince the Collective Security Treaty Organization to agree to supply helicopters, armored vehicles and funds for training of the security forces of Kyrgyzstan.

"I have a feeling that there is a general distrust of the current government in Kyrgyzstan," said Malashenko, political scientist and expert on Central Asia, the Carnegie Moscow Center.

Representatives of Russia say that the question of sending troops to Kyrgyzstan is not on the agenda. According to analysts, the Kremlin does not want to risk the lives of Russian soldiers, despite their belief that post-Soviet Central Asia is within the interests of Moscow.

Moscow will try to make a decision about military aid and military supplies Bishkek, taken collectively, said Malashenko to show that the CSTO is a significant force.

"Taking into account the nature of the event, any of the Presidents may propose additional items for discussion. For example, it is expected that the President of Russia, which is now is the chairman of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, proposes to discuss the next date of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Moscow, "said Russian presidential aide Sergei Prikhodko.

Informal summit in Yerevan, which starts on Friday, August 20th, will be the fourth in the history of the CSTO. The Heads of State will hold bilateral meetings, as well as visit the famous Lake Sevan.

Collective Security Treaty Organization
CSTO is a military-political alliance, which includes seven countries: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

October 7, 2002 the Presidents of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan signed a charter in Tashkent organization based organizations Collective Security Treaty. June 23, 2006 Uzbekistan became a full member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.

Charter reaffirmed the commitment of all States parties to refrain from the threat or use of force. Subscribers can not join other military alliances or other groups of states, the aggression against one member state must be seen as an aggression against all. Collective Security Treaty Organization to conduct annual military command post exercise

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