(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 8. The Council of
Commanders of the Border Troops of the Commonwealth of Independent
States (CIS) is the body making a significant contribution to the
CIS development, the Assistant to the President - Head of the
Department for Military Affairs of the Presidential Administration
of the Republic of Azerbaijan Maharram Aliyev said, trend reports.
Aliyev made the remark during the 86th meeting of the Council of
Commanders of the Border Troops in Baku.
The Council of Commanders of Border Troops was created by the
July 6, 1992 decision of the CIS Heads of State Council. In
accordance with Article 31 of the UN Charter, it is a body of the
CIS Heads of State Council on the issues of protecting the external
borders of the Commonwealth's member states and ensuring the stable
"The role of the council is to contribute to strengthening
mutual understanding and interaction in ensuring security on the
borders of our countries. This body not only contributes to
strengthening security, but also actively promotes the development
of cooperation between the CIS countries," he noted.
"Through coordination and joint efforts, we create reliable
protection of our borders and resist modern challenges and threats.
The Council of Commanders of the Border Troops is the main forum
for discussing strategic issues and making agreed decisions aimed
at maintaining peace and stability in the region," he said.
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