CIS Defense Ministers To Meet In Ukraine

MOSCOW, Russia -- A CIS defense ministers meeting will be held on Wednesday in Crimea, Ukraine, the Russian defense minister's press secretary said.

Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov.

The meeting will be headed by Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov.

Delegations from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine are expected to take part in the meeting.

"According to the agenda of the meeting, it is planned that over 20 issues of cooperation between military departments of the Commonwealth State will be discussed," Irina Kovalchuk said.

The ministers will analyze the results of implementing of a military cooperation concept between CIS countries up to 2010 and results of work of the of CIS Defense Ministers Council working bodies in 2010.

Source: RIA Novosti