Caucasus War Games

CSTO starts next stage of Rubezh-2008 joint exercises  in Armenia   [Translated for Stop NATO]  

-[I]ssues of providing military and military-technical  assistance to Armenia in case of aggression against  that country will be worked out. 

Earlier, representatives of the CSTO reported that the  training is conditional, but it takes into account the  emerging regional political-military and  military-strategic situation.  

Moscow – The third phase of the joint command and  staff exercises of the Collective Security Treaty  Organization (CSTO), “Rubezh-2008,” will begin on  August 18 in Armenia, the CSTO Secretariat told  Interfax-Military. 

 “This is a continuation of integrated CSTO joint  exercises.   “The first phase was conducted in early July in  Armenia, the second in late July in Moscow.  ….  In addition, he said, in Yerevan on 21 August a  meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the  CSTO Member States will be held.  

During the “Rubezh-2008” exercise, issues of providing  military and military-technical assistance to Armenia  in case of aggression against that country will be  worked out.   Earlier, representatives of the CSTO reported that the  training is conditional, but it takes into account the  emerging regional political-military and  military-strategic situation.  …. 

The Collective Security Treaty provides that if a  member state is subjected to aggression, the remaining  countries of the Organization will view this as  aggression against all of them.


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