Defence minister says USA wants “strong and battle-worthy” Armenian army
Mediamax news agency
14 Apr 04
“We would like the level of battle-worthiness of the Armenian armed
forces to rise through military cooperation with the United States,”
Defence Minister Serzh Sarkisyan said today.
Mediamax news agency quoted the Armenian defence minister as saying
that “the USA is interested in having a strong and battle-worthy army
in Armenia for it to act as a guarantor of stability in the region and
to perform peacekeeping functions if need be”.