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MOSCOW, March 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has met ambassadors and plenipotentiary representatives to member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) for talks on strengthening cooperation and preparing a session of the CSTO Council of Ministers due to take place in Moscow on April 3.
Lavrov and his CSTO partners discussed priorities of Russia’s chairmanship of the CSTO, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported on Monday.
They exchanged views on international issues, including the situation in Afghanistan and the events in Ukraine and Crimea, the ministry said.
The meeting involved CSTO Secretary-General Nikolai Bordyuzha.
The CSTO involves six states - Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Armenia.