President Serzh Sargsyan, who is in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan on a working visit, participated at the meeting of the Council of the CIS Heads of State in Bishkek which was conducted in the restricted format. The meeting was presided over by the President of the host country Almazbek Atambaev.
At the meeting, which was conducted first in the restricted and later in the extended format, the Heads of State discussed issues related to the cooperation of the member states in the political, economic, humanitarian and security areas, over a dozen of issues related to the countering the new challenges and threats. The discussions were followed by the document signing ceremony.
In Bishkek, the Presidents signed a Presidential Declaration on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States in which they summarized the results of the activities carried out by the Organization in the last twenty-five years and specified the prospects of the expansion and deepening of the cooperation in the framework of bringing the CIS in line with the existing reality.