Armenian official, NATO envoy discuss Individual Partnership Programme
24 Feb 05
Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Tatul Markaryan and the special
representative of the NATO secretary-general in the South Caucasus and
Central Asia, Robert Simmons, discussed the prospects for the
development of relations between Armenia and NATO in Yerevan today.
Simmons is also NATO’s deputy secretary-general for security
cooperation and partnership, the public relations department of the
Armenian Foreign Ministry has told Arminfo. Simmons’s visit is mainly
factfinding, during which he intends to familiarize himself in more
detail with the current problems, to report on his activities and to
introduce NATO’s newly-appointed communications officer, Romualds
Razuks, to the Armenian leadership.
During the meeting, the Armenian deputy foreign minister and the
special representative of the NATO secretary-general discussed spheres
which are a priority for Armenia in the context of cooperation with
NATO on the Individual Partnership Programme. The sides also discussed
the work that NATO’s communications officer will carry out in Armenia
and a number of organizational issues.
The NATO delegation led by Robert Simmons will leave Armenia tonight.