Putin at the summit in Kazakhstan will inform the colleagues in the CIS about the operation of the armed forces in Syria


MOSCOW, October 12. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a summit in Kazakhstan will inform the colleagues in the CIS about the operation of the Armed Forces in Syria, said the Russian leader’s aide Yuri Ushakov.

“During the private meeting (leaders of the CIS countries) in narrow format we expect an exchange of views primarily on the topical issues of multilateral cooperation within the CIS in view of the upcoming in 2016 the 25th anniversary of the Commonwealth, – said the representative of the Kremlin. Of course, in the context of increasing threats to stability in Afghanistan, the middle East and North Africa, special attention will be paid to increasing the practical results of cooperation in the sphere of security and law enforcement”. “Of course, our President will report on the operation in Syria,” said Ushakov.

The representative of the Kremlin noted that only on the agenda of the summit of 17 questions. In narrow format, the leaders will discuss four of them – a Statement on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, Statement on combating international terrorism, the question of the chairmanship in the CIS next year (it goes from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan) and the question of the place of holding the next meeting of the Council of CIS heads of state.

The extended structure will be discussed Conversion in connection with the 30th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl NPP, as well as the legal support of migration processes. It is planned to adopt a decision on formation of group of border and other authorities for the settlement of crisis situations on external borders and the program of cooperation in strengthening border security at the external borders for 2016-2020.

Yuri Ushakov also said that the level of participation of Ukraine in the CIS summit is not yet specified. He noted that the meeting of leaders of CIS States will be held in Kazakhstan resort Burabay village. It will be attended by all member countries of the Commonwealth. Moldova will present to the Prime Minister, Turkmenistan Vice Premier.