US general hails Armenia’s plans to sign partnership accord with NATO
Mediamax news agency
26 Apr 04
“The United States hails Armenia’s intention to sign the Individual
Partnership Action Plan with NATO,” the deputy commander of the US
European Command, Gen Charles Wald, said in Yerevan today.
Gen Wald said that the signing of the Individual Partnership Action
Plan with NATO “will contribute to the expansion of Armenia’s
cooperation with the alliance members both on a multilateral and
The US general said today that “the United States is not going to
build military bases on the territory of any of the South Caucasus
countries”. According to him, the United States is successfully
cooperating with all the Caucasus countries and Russia in the struggle
against international terrorism. However, this does not mean that the
USA is considering the issue of its military presence in the region.
Charles Wald expressed gratitude to the Armenian authorities for their
readiness to send military specialists to Iraq to take part in the
post-conflict reconstruction of this country.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress