President Serzh Sargsyan participated in the meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State in Sochi. The meeting was presided over by Vladimir Putin, the President of the host country. Issues related to the further development of cooperation in the political, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres and other key areas of CIS activities were discussed at the meeting.
In a narrow format, the Heads of State will exchanged views on cooperation within the framework of the CIS. They also discussed issues related to CIS presidency, as well as the date and venue of the next regular meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State.
The expanded meeting focused on the joint efforts in economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres, defense policy, external borders protection, countering terrorism, as well as the challenges arising from the Commonwealth’s adaptation to new realities.
CIS Executive Committee Chairman-Executive Secretary Sergey Lebedev presented the outcome of discussions held in both narrow and extended formats.