Astana. April 30. Kazakhstan Today - The plan of cooperation of the Ministers of Defense for 2010 - 2011 was approved in Moscow at the meeting of Ministers of Defense of the member states of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on Wednesday, the agency reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan.
According to the press service, the Defense Ministers considered the results of development of cooperation of Defense Departments of SCO member states for the period after the previous meeting in May of 2008 in Dushanbe, exchanged opinions on the main problems of the international and regional safety and planned further development of communications between the Ministries of Defense of SCO member states.
Defense Ministers discussed the questions concerning organization and legal maintenance of carrying out of joint military exercises in 2010 in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Following the results of the meeting, the plan of cooperation of the Ministries of Defense of SCO member states for 2010 - 2011 was approved, which will allow practical realization of the regulations of the cooperation agreements of 2008 signed in May between the Ministries of Defense.
As informed earlier, the first round of staff negotiations of the representatives of SCO member states on preparation and organization of the antiterrorist exercises Peace Mission - 2010 took place in April, 2009 in Almaty.
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