Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.16
The meeting of the CIS Council of Foreign Ministers is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, RIA Novosti reported Sept.16.
Earlier, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said that the meeting’s agenda includes 16 issues related to the areas of multilateral cooperation within CIS.
The foreign ministers will discuss the practical measures for further expanding the multifaceted cooperation between the CIS countries and exchange views on the relevant international issues.
The ministers will review the draft joint statements of the heads of states on the 25th anniversary of CIS, combating international terrorism, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of completion of Nuremberg Tribunal and the world drug problem. Further steps to optimize the activities of CIS will be among key issues.
The next meeting of the CIS Council of Foreign Ministers will be held Apr.7, 2017 in Tashkent, Chairman of Executive Committee – CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev said Sept.16 during the expanded meeting of CIS foreign ministers in Bishkek.