Russia's Duma ratifies united armed forces group agreement signed with Armenia
YEREVAN, July 14. /ARKA/. The Russian parliament ratifies united armed forces group agreement signed with Armenia in Moscow on November 30, 2016, Vzglyad reports.
The agreement specifies the mission of the joint group of Armenian and Russian armed forces and the scheme of its formation, deployment and application.
It is stated in the agreement that the group is to be created to ensure military security in the Caucasus region.
The agreement implies early detection of preparations for assaults against Russia and Armenia and suppression of such assaults, protection of ground borders of both countries and participation in protection of air boundaries.
By signing this agreement, the parties have assumed a commitment to take part in air defense of armed forces and extremely important facilities of both countries.
The agreement was signed in 2016 by Russian and Armenian defense ministers Sergey Shoygu and Vigen Sargsyan. --0----