US experts on visit to Nagornyy Karabakh
Mediamax news agency
23 Jul 04
A group of influential US experts arrived in the Nagornyy Karabakh
Republic (NKR) today.
The experts represent the Project on Transitional Democracies and the
German Marshall Fund of the USA, Mediamax reports. These two
organizations implement the “Project on the Resolution of Europe’s
The president of the Project on Transitional Democracies, the head of
the US Committee on NATO, Bruce P. Jackson, the former deputy
assistant to US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Ronald
D. Asmus, the director of the Foreign Policy of the German Marshall
Fund of the USA, Daniel C. Twining, who held the post of Senator John
McCain’s adviser earlier, Orion Strategies company president Randy
Scheunemann, who held the post of adviser on national security of the
leader of the Republican majority in the Senate Bob Dole in the 1990s,
arrived in Nagornyy Karabakh.
During a one-day visit to Stepanakert, the US experts will meet NKR
President Arkadiy Gukasyan, Foreign Minister Ashot Gulyan, Minister of
Production Infrastructures Development Boris Alaverdyan,
representatives of the Defence Ministry and the republic’s civil
sector, foreign businessmen, who invest in the NKR’s economy.
Mediamax recalls that this is the second visit of Bruce Jackson to
Nagornyy Karabakh. He first visited the NKR last October.
On 22 July, the members of the joint mission of the Project on
Transitional Democracies and the German Marshall Fund of the USA met
Armenian President Robert Kocharyan and Foreign Minister Vardan
Oskanyan in Yerevan.