Kyrgyz, Armenian leaders follow Kazakh counterpart to Moscow
Interfax news agency
7 May 05
Moscow, 7 May: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev was the first
of CIS leaders to come to Moscow to take part in the celebrations of
the 60th anniversary of [World War II] victory. [Passage omitted]
The acting president of Kyrgyzstan, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, likewise arrived
in Moscow late on Saturday [7 May]. The visit became Bakiyev’s first
in the capacity of Kyrgyz head of state.
Around 1945 [Moscow time, 1545 gmt], Armenian President Robert
Kocharyan arrived in Moscow to take part in festivities on the occasion
of the 60th anniversary of the Great Victory.
Kocharyan will take part in the CIS summit, which is due to take place
on 8 May, while on 9 May he will take part in festivities dedicated
to Victory Day. [Passage omitted]