CIS Summit Begins Today

YEREVAN (Yerkir)A two-day summit of CIS leaders was scheduled to convene in Moscow Friday.

The agenda of the summit includes two principal issues–the assessment of global developmen’s and the CIS reformation.

"Being the CIS chairman the Russian President invited his counterparts to arrive in Moscow for an informal summit without a precisely outlined agenda and discuss the ways of CIS reformation," said assistant to the Russian leader Sergey Prikhodko.

Presidents of Belarus–Armenia–Azerbaijan–Georgia–Tajikistan–Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan are expected to attend the summit.

Armenia’s presidential spokesman Viktor Soghmonyan told reporters Thursday that a meeting between presidents Robert Kocharian and Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan was not scheduled during the CIS summit.


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