Turkish experts to inspect Armenia’s arming
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 18
By Orkhan Quluzade – Trend:
Turkish military experts will inspect arming of Armenia in accordance with the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces said on its website Oct. 18.
The experts will carry out inspections in Armenia on October 17-22.
However, the number of the inspectors was not specified.
The CFE was signed in Paris on November 19, 1990 by 22 states: the then-16 NATO members: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, the UK and the US, and the then-six Warsaw Treaty states: Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania and the Soviet Union.
In 2007, Russia suspended its participation in the treaty, and on March 10, 2015, citing “NATO’s de facto breach of the Treaty”, Russia formally announced it was completely halting its participation in it as of the next day.
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