Struggle against international terrorism is a priority for signatories to the Collective Security Treaty, Armenian President Robert Kocharyan said at a meeting with the Secretary General of the Collective Security Council, Valery Nikolayenko, and the Secretary General of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Mikhail Krotov. The participants in the meeting discussed the situation which has taken shape in the world after the September 11 terrorist attacks and, in this context, tasks set to the Council. The Collective Security Treaty was signed by nine CIS countries on May 15, 1992, in Tashkent. In 1999, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Uzbekistan declined to extend their participation in the treaty. Now there are six signatories to the Collective Security Treaty - Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities