ARKA News Agency – 03/12/2004

ARKA News Agency
March 12 2004

RA President presents his condolence to the King of Spain Juan Carlos I

6TH sitting of EU-Armenia Parliament Commission on Cooperation to
start in Yerevan on March 15

RA NA Speaker congratulates Fadey Sargsian with re-election on the
position of RA NSA President

RA Deputy Foreign Minister receives Director of Caucasus and Central
Asia Office of the U.S. Department of State

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RA PRESIDENT PRESENTS HIS CONDOLENCE TO THE KING OF SPAIN JUAN CARLOS I

YEREVAN, March 12. /ARKA/. RA President Robert Kocharian presented
his condolence to the King of Spain Juan Carlos I concerning
terrorist act in Madrid, President’s press office told ARKA. `From
the name of all Armenian people and personally myself I present my
deep condolences to You and Spanish people’, says the letter of the
President. L.D. –0 –

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6TH SITTING OF EU-ARMENIA PARLIAMENT COMMISSION ON COOPERATION TO
START IN YEREVAN ON MARCH 15

YEREVAN, March 12. /ARKA/. 6th sitting of EU-Armenia Parliament
Commission on Cooperation will start in Yerevan on March 15, RA NA
told ARKA. The sitting will be presided over by Armen Rustamian and
Ursula Schlicher. Meeting with Director Executive of All Armenian
Fund Hayastan Naira Melkumian will take place after the first day of
the sitting. Press conference of German Ambassador to Armenia Hans
Wolf Bartles, the Head of European Commission Delegation to Armenia
Torban Holtze and EU Ambassadors will take place the same day. Then
OSCE Yerevan Office will hold a meeting with the Head of the Office
Vladimir Pryakhin. Besides, delegates of EU will meet with RA NA
Speaker Arthur Baghdasarian and representatives of parliament
factions and groups.
On March 16, the Commission will continue its work, particularly,
will conduct meetings with the Head of NKR Parliament Oleg Yesayan,
the Chairman of RA National Commission on Tele and Radio Broadcasting
Grikor Amalian, the Ambassadors of Russia and USA to Armenia Anatoly
Drukov and John Ordway and Armenian Ombudsman Larisa ALaverdian.
On March 17, RA President Robert Kocharian will receive the
delegation. L.D. –0–

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RA NA SPEAKER CONGRATULATES FADEY SARGSIAN WITH RE-ELECTION ON THE
POSITION OF RA NSA PRESIDENT

YEREVAN, March 12. /ARKA/. RA NA Speaker Arthur Baghdasarian
congratulated Fadey Sargsian with re-election on the position of RA
National Science Academy President, RA NA told ARKA. In his letter
the Speaker expressed confidence that Sargsian will continue all his
efforts for development of science in Armenia. `I am sure that under
your wise and careful supervision Armenian scientists will gain new
achievements’, the letter said. Baghdasarian wished Fadey Sargsian
successes and expressed readiness to support initiatives of newly
elected president of RA NSA. L.D. –0–

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RA DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER RECEIVES DIRECTOR OF CAUCASUS AND CENTRAL
ASIA OFFICE OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

YEREVAN, March 12. /ARKA/. RA Deputy Foreign Minister Ruben Shugarian
receives director of Caucasus and Central Asia Office of the U.S.
Department of State John Fox, RA MFA told ARKA. The parties exchanged
views on present affairs in South Caucasus, perspectives of Karabakh
settlement, relations of Armenia and USA with neighbor countries of
the region and development of events in the region. L.D. –0–

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