Serbian Minister of Defense Alexander Vulin and Acting CSTO Secretary General Valery Semerikov discussed the basics of the legal regulation of the participation of Serbian military personnel in joint trainings with the CSTO Collective Forces
On April 25, 2019, a working meeting of the Acting CSTO Secretary General Valery Semerikov with the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Serbia Alexander Vulin took place in the CSTO Secretariat in Moscow.
Head of the Joint Staff of the CSTO Colonel-General Anatoly Sidorov, Director of the Military Intelligence Agency of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia Brigadier General Zoran Stojkovic, Head of the Department of International Military Cooperation of the Ministry of Defense of Serbia Colonel Milan Rankovic, other officials of the Ministry of Defense of Serbia and the CSTO also participated in the meeting.
Valery Semerikov congratulated the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Serbia Alexander Vulin and all members of the Serbian delegation on the 204th anniversary of the creation of the Armed Forces of Serbia and stressed their growing role in strengthening European security.
During the meeting they discussed issues related to the legal regulation of the basis for the participation of servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Serbia in joint trainings with the CSTO Collective Forces, as well as the procedure for their involvement in the trainings in 2019.
In addition there was an exchange of views on the training of servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Serbia in military educational institutions of the CSTO member states.
One of the important results of the meeting was the confirmation of mutual interest in building up cooperation in key areas of regional security.
CSTO press secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov
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