NATO Special Representative Satisfied with Negotiations in Yerevan


YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 24. ARMINFO. Robert Simmons, NATO Secretary
General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, is
satisfied with the negotiations in Yerevan. He declared during the
news conference in Yerevan, Thursday.

According to him, during the present visit to Yerevan he has met with
representatives of the leadership of the Republic of Armenia. During
these meetings the special representative has informed about the
results of NATO summit in Brussels and discussion of the theme of
Iran, meeting with the President of the Ukraine Victor Yushchenko, the
relations Russia-NATO and other partners of the organization. Robert
SImmons also introduced with the NATO Officer of Relations Romualds
Razuks. Mentioning Armenia’s cooperation with NATO within framework of
different events, the special representative especially stressed
Armenia’s participation in peacekeeping missions to Kosovo and
Iraq. Answering a question of journalists, Robert Simmons said that
the theme of Armenian-Turkish relations were not discussed during the
meetings. “Here I represent NATO as a whole, not going to the hearth
of the relations of Armenia with separate members of the
organization”, he mentioned. Returning Brussels he intends to report
on the good negotiations with the leadership of Armenia, said Robert