Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

01/14/2022 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/14/2022 13:29

Units of the Armenian armed forces from the collective peacekeeping forces of the CSTO, who performed tasks in Kazakhstan, arrived at permanent deployment points

14.01.2022 (18:00)

The units of the armed forces of the Republic of Armenia from the collective peacekeeping forces of the CSTO, which performed tasks for the protection of socially significant objects in the Republic of Kazakhstan, arrived at the points of permanent deployment.

The personnel and equipment of the Armenian peacekeeping contingent were delivered home by three Il-76 military transport aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces.

Earlier, 11 aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces delivered units of peacekeepers of the republics of Belarus and Tajikistan to their locations.

Kyrgyz servicemen from the CSTO peacekeeping contingent arrived home after making a march on regular equipment.

For reference:

In accordance with the decision of the CSTO Collective Security Council adopted on January 6, 2022, collective peacekeeping forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization were sent to the Republic of Kazakhstan for a limited period of time to stabilize and normalize the situation.

They included units of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic.

From the Russian Federation, subdivisions and military units of the Airborne Troops entered the CSTO Collective Peacekeeping Forces.

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