Heads of Russian and Armenian military departments General of the Army Sergei Shoigu and Seyran Ohanyan have held negotiations in Yerevan.
Russian Defence Minister mentioned that during the meeting the issues of regional security and military and technical cooperation would be discussed.
General of the Army Sergei Shoigu expressed the readiness to discuss additional measures aimed at increasing of the number of Armenian servicemen who studied in the Russian military schools for free.
According to him, the Russian Ministry of Defence has accepted with satisfaction the invitation of the Armenian colleagues to hold bilateral negotiations as well as to participate in the session of the CSTO Defence Ministers Council.
In his turn, Seyran Ohanyan mentioned that the format of such meeting “gives a unique opportunity to discuss the directions of further development of relationships in the military and technical spheres”.
According to his assessment, they are at a very high level.
“In bilateral and multilateral formats, we fulfill all the designated plans. We have good relations with the 102nd Russian military base in Armenia and are planning and carrying out all the joint activities. Relations within CSTO are actively developing,” stressed Seyran Ohanyan.
He also added that in the course of the meeting of the Russian and Armenian delegations on Tuesday, regional security topics would be discussed.