MOSCOW, 21 September (BelTA) - CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas, who arrived in Armenia at the head of the CSTO mission, met with Secretary of the Security Council Armen Grigoryan, CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov told BelTA.
"The parties discussed the situation in the region and possible further measures by the CSTO in the current situation," the spokesman said.
The CSTO mission arrived in Armenia in accordance with the decision of the extraordinary meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council on 13 September. The mission includes representatives of the CSTO member states, who are employed by CSTO bodies.
“The mission has been tasked with evaluating the situation and preparing a substantial report on the situation in the region for the CSTO heads of state. The mission will also have to work out proposals on deescalating the tensions in several areas near the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. As part of the visit the mission will take a close look at the situation in areas next to the border and will meet with top political and military officials of Armenia,” the CSTO spokesman said.