US envoy hails Armenia’s move to help post-war restoration in Iraq
Mediamax news agency
15 Sep 04
Yerevan, 15 September: The USA welcomes the involvement of Armenian
sappers and doctors in the post-war restoration in Iraq, the US
ambassador to Armenia, John Evans, told a news conference in Yerevan
The US forces have been currently experiencing difficulties in Iraq
and the Armenian government’s assistance will be rather important,
he said. “We realize that the Armenian parliament and public have to
discuss this issue. We, however, highly appreciate Armenia’s desire
to help the restoration in Iraq,” he added.
On 30 July 2004, the Armenian government made a decision to send a
group of doctors and sappers to Iraq.