April 8 2004
ARMENIA TO SEND OFFICERS FOR NATO EXERCISES IN AZERBAIJAN
YEREVAN, APRIL 8, ARMENPRESS: Armenian deputy defense minister,
Arthur Aghabekian, told today that Armenia will send its officers and
a platoon to NATO-supported exercises, Best Cooperative Efforts-2004
that will take place in Azerbaijan later this year.
During a meeting with students of Yerevan Engineering University,
the deputy minister said Armenian authorities will demand NATO
guarantees for Armenian officers and platoon to demonstrate their
skills in the exercises.
Aghabekian went on saying that regional stability can be preserved
only through cooperation, which he said “is the main line of Armenian
foreign military policy.”