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May 24, 2004
STATE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASES
United States, Armenia to Sign Cultural Sites Agreement
TEXT: Warren L. Miller, Chairman of the United States Commission
for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad and Ambassador
Arman Kirakossian of Armenia will sign a cultural sites agreement on
Tuesday, May 25th2004 at 11:00 a.m. in the Treaty Room of the U.S.
Department of State’s Truman Building. Under Secretary of State Marc
Grossman will witness the signing.
The agreement, negotiated by the U. S. Commission for the Preservation
of America’s Heritage Abroad in cooperation with the Department
of State, pledges both countries to take steps to help protect and
preserve properties that are important to the cultural heritage of
Armenians and Americans in the territory of the United States and
Armenia, such as memorials, cemeteries, and places of worship.
Pick-up time for cameras: 10:30 a.m. the 23rdStreet Entrance Final
access for all press: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rdStreet Entrance
Media representatives who plan to attend must present one of
the following press credentials: (1) a U.S. Government-issued
identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress,
Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a photo ID issued
by the employing media organization, or (3) a letter on official
letterhead from their news organization verifying their employment as
a journalist, accompanied by an official photo ID (drivers’ license
or passport). Media must use the 23rdStreet entrance for access to
Press Contact For more information on this event, contact: Kathryn
Schalow, European and Eurasian Bureau Press Office, (202) 647-8602
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress