Hosting Putin, Armenian Leader Complains of Lack of Help From Russian-Led Alliance

LONDON—Armenia’s leader vented his frustration on Wednesday at the failure of a Russian-led security alliance to come to his country’s aid in the face of what he called aggression by Azerbaijan.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called into question the effectiveness of the six-nation Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in pointed opening remarks to a summit as Russian President Vladimir Putin looked on.
Fighting flared in September between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and the two sides said more than 200 soldiers had been killed.
“It is depressing that Armenia’s membership in the CSTO did not deter Azerbaijan from aggressive actions,” Pashinyan told the meeting in the Armenian capital, Yerevan….

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