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ARMENIAN PARLIAMENT SPEAKER, U.S. EMBASSY CHARGE D’AFFAIRS ATTACH IMPORTANCE TO ARMENIAN-AMERICAN COOPERATION

ARKA News Agency, Armenia
July 16 2007

YEREVAN, July 16. /ARKA/. Armenian National Assembly Speaker Tigran
Torosyan and U.S. Embassy Charge d’Affairs Rudolf Perina attach
importance to Armenian-American cooperation.

Armenian National Assembly press office told ARKA News Agency on Monday
that Torosyan and Perina stressed the importance of cooperation as
met Friday in Yerevan.

Perina also pointed out the necessity of a permanent ambassador
presence in Armenia and said Washington is now trying to solve this
problem as soon as possible.

Torosyan stressed the importance of ambassador appointment. He finds
it strictly internal affair of the United States.

He said that the current period is very significant for Armenia,
since recent parliamentary elections won the best international
reaction since independence declaration and this came ahead of other,
presidential, elections.

Torosyan also views this period landmark because the amended
Constitution gave greater room for adding political achievements to
economic success.

Perina paid attention to National Assembly’s role in reformation and
expressed willingness to contribute to the reforms.

According top him, a joint conceptual document is now being worked
out. In his words, the document will be put on National Assembly’s
floor soon.

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