The jubilee summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) displayed a high level of coordination between member states in all spheres, from peacekeeping through the delivery of Russian-made military hardware.
Tajikistan will hold a rotating chair in the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) in 2008 and its leader will supervise the work of the organization, RIA Novosti reported quoting the Russian president.
The leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) agreed to set up a special body overseeing migration processes on the post-Soviet area, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday.
Uzbekistan will hold the rotating CIS chairmanship, and Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, will host the next summit in September 2008, the Kazakh president told the post-Soviet group on Friday.
Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan held a session on 5 October to consider formation of electoral districts for presidential elections. The session was held by Election Commission chairman Mirzo-Ulugbek Abdusalomov.
A club of ambassadors of Russian’s neighbor countries has been created in Moscow, Itar-Tass reported.
CIS leaders signed the Concept for Further Development of the Commonwealth and the Plan of Major Events for its Implementation. "The limited participation of some CIS member states in the activity of its bodies and adopted documents, stipulated by peculiarities of their national interests, is viewed in the Commonwealth with understanding and respect," the document says.
The EURASEC [Eurasian Economic Community] summit was held on Saturday in Dushanbe, where the leaders of the CIS have gathered these days. This organization brings together six countries: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Vesti news report by state-owned Russian television channel Rossiya reported on 6 October.