YEREVAN, October 14. /TASS/. Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) leaders have opened a session of the Collective Security Council in Armenian Yerevan.
Taking part in the session are the presidents of Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, as well as the prime minister of Kazakhstan. CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha also takes part in the session.
The program of the summit includes a session in a narrow and in an expanded format, the signing of final documents and statements for the press.
The narrow-format session will discuss the international situation and ways to update the activity of the organization, as well as the candidacy of new secretary general. The summit in an expanded format will focus on other major issues - fight against international terrorism and priorities of the Belarussian presidency of the organization next year.
Twenty-four documents are expected to be signed after the summit. Besides, the summit plans to pass a statement of the heads of state that will reflect common approaches to main challenges and threats of the present day.