MOSCOW, November 5. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted for ratification by the State Duma on Saturday an agreement on cooperation between the member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in the area of transportation of military and other units, their properties and defense-related products.
The agreement regulates the procedure of cooperation in planning and conducting transportation of army units and their properties during the deployment with the goal of "countering security threats for partners in the CSTO responsibility zone," the government said.
Headquartered in Moscow, the CSTO, formed in 2002, is a regional security group comprising six post-Soviet countries - Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Armenia.