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The chiefs of the general staffs of the armed forces of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) during the meeting will consider the holding of a joint exercise of the joint air defense system.

“During today’s meeting, we will discuss the military-political situation in the Commonwealth space, consider the issues of building aerospace defense, conducting a joint exercise of the CIS joint air defense system and further developing multilateral military cooperation, as well as exchange experience in countering the spread of coronavirus infection,” said the head General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation – First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Valery Gerasimov, opening the meeting.

The meeting is taking place today in St. Petersburg. It is attended by military delegations from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, as well as delegations from the CIS Executive Committee and the secretariat of the CIS Council of Defense Ministers.

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