Armenia turns to military alliances over growing war threat

Armenia is a member of Russian-led military bloc, Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), described by political scientists as the Eurasian counterpart of NATO. The CSTO’s purpose is to ensure the collective defence of any member that faces external threat. Armenia relies on CSTO’s support to defend itself in case Azerbaijan starts a war to liberate its occupied territories. Yerevan fears Azerbaijan’s growing military strengths. Compounding Armenia’s fears is Yerevan’s defeat in the four-day war in April in 2016 where Azerbaijan army gained upper hand over Armenian forces in the battlefield – liberating several strategic heights.
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Kyrgyzstan’s Permanent Representative to NATO appointed

President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov on Friday, Sept. 13 signed a Decree, according to which Muktar Dzhumaliyev has been appointed Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Permanent Representative of the Kyrgyz Republic to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in conjunction with the residence in the city of Brussels, Trend reports with reference to Kabar which cited the press service of the Kyrgyz President.
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