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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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Azerbaijani defense minister to attend NATO meeting

Azerbaijani defense minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has left for Brussels to attend the meeting to be held at NATO headquarters at the level of defense ministers of the nations contributing to the NATO Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, Trend reports referring to Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry Oct. 24.
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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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Whom U.S. congressmen serve?

The adoption of an amendment by the US House of Representatives to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) proposed by Congresswoman Judy Chu, which is supposedly aimed at reducing tensions in Nagorno-Karabakh, is essentially aimed at undermining Azerbaijan’s ability to ensure the Resolute Support Mission that the US and NATO are implementing in Afghanistan.
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