Islam Karimov

Uzbek president attacks Poroshenko for skipping CIS summit in Minsk

Uzbek President Islam Karimov attacked his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, for not attending a meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Minsk on Friday.

Lukashenka calls for greater emphasis on CSTO`s military dimension

It is necessary to build up the Organization`s high mobility special units, rapid response and rapid deployment forces, as well as peacekeeping personnel, said Mr. Lukashenka.