Defense Minister Received Ambassador Of China

14:00 24/06/2008

The Defense Minister of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan received the Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China
Hong Jiuyin, reported the press secretary of the ministry Seyran
Shahsuvaryan. In the beginning of the meeting, the Defense Minister
has expressed his condolence to the Ambassador for the ten thousands
victims of the latest earthquake in China and for those who died in
the train accident.

Ambassador Hong Jiuyin thanked the Defense Minister and said that
the Government and Armed Forces of China pay much attention on the
relationship and cooperation of Armenia and China. He has particularly
mentioned the relationship of our peoples coming from centuries.

In the name of the Defense Minister of China, the Ambassador invited
S. Ohanyan to China and handed him the official invitation letter.

S. Ohanyan thanked the Ambassador and mentioned that the military
relationship of Armenia and China is on positive level. Many Armenian
military officers are being trained in China every year. This year
again 9 Armenian officers have opportunity to be well trained in China.

In the end of the meeting the sides wished success to Armenian and
Chinese sportsmen who will take part in the Olympic Games in Beijing.

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