Putin signs law on creating joint air defense system in Caucasus
The Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified an agreement with Armenia aimed at creating a joint air defense system in the Caucasus.
The purpose of the agreement is to improve the air defense system in the Caucasus region. The main command of the troops will be administered by Russia, while separate special divisions will be headed by Armenia, Sputnik reports.
The agreement, signed in Moscow on December 23, 2015, has been concluded for the term of five years, with the possibility of an automatic prolongation for a further five-year period.