Russia and Armenia to create joint defense force in Caucasus

Russia/Putin understand that the strategic land access to the middle east/central asia is located right in the Caucacus. 

Source: UPI

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a proposal by the Russian government to establish a joint group of Russian and Armenian forces in the Caucasus region to deal with potential attacks on either country.

Following Putin’s approval on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry, together with the Russian Foreign Ministry, are to hold a series of talks with their Armenian colleagues and, when the work is finished, sign an agreement on behalf of the Russian Federation.

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