The delegation led by Deputy Minister of Justice of Armenia Gabriel Balayan yesterday attended the session of defense ministers of countries providing troops to the NATO Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. The session was held at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels.
During the session, the participating countries’ defense ministers reaffirmed their respective countries’ commitment to supporting durable security and stability in Afghanistan and discussed the course of talks over reduction of violence between the US and the Taliban in Afghanistan.
The defense ministers agreed that NATO will continue to support the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in the format of training-assistance-consultancy.
After the session, Deputy Minister of Defense of Armenia Gabriel Balayan held short talks with the defense ministers of NATO member states and partnering countries, and they all reaffirmed the need for continuation of the defense cooperation programs in bilateral and multilateral formats.