Military and military-technical cooperation with Russia is for Yerevan vital, said in an interview with Sputnik-Armenia President of Armenia Armen Sargsyan.

"the military and Military-technical cooperation between Armenia and Russia in bilateral and multilateral formats is of vital importance," he said.

In his opinion, both countries are equally interested in strengthening and expansion of relations within the CSTO framework, "to promptly and efficiently answer all calls and threats".

The CSTO includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.