April 25 2004
Deputy commander of US forces in Europe goes to Armenia
YEREVAN, April 25 (Itar-Tass) – The deputy commander of U.S. forces
in Europe, Charles Wald, arrives in Armenia on Sunday for the second
time since November 2003.
The agenda of talks with the American general has not yet been
announced, but it is expected that the talks will focus on Armenia’s
cooperation with NATO within the framework of the partnership program
as well as on bilateral military ties.
Sources from the information department of the Armenian Defence
Ministry told Tass that Charles Wald will meet with Armenia’s Defence
Minister Serzh Sarkisyan and Chief of General Staff of Armenian Armed
Forces, Mikhail Arutyunyan.
The top guest is expected to meet with Armenian graduates from the
George Marshall European Centre for Security Studies, which the USA
set up in Germany.