The delegation of the Kyrgyz Armed Forces led by Chief of the General Staff took part in a joint meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Moscow, the press service of the General Staff said Monday.
Chief of General Staff Asanbek Alymkozhoev met on December 23 with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow.
The meeting discussed the implementation of the programs of modernization and re-equipment of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan after the withdrawal of coalition forces from Afghanistan.
Sergei Shoigu said that the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation is taking the necessary steps for the new equipment be able to take part in a military parade for the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory in Bishkek.
He noted the progress in implementation of the agreement on a joint military base in Kant and expressed confidence that increase the combat capabilities of the Kant airbase will create a reliable defense capabilities.
The meeting also discussed a program for training of military personnel in military educational institutions of Russia.
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