YEREVAN, August 31 (Noyan Tapan). Armenia reported about its wish
and readiness to participate in the NATO military trainings to be
held in Azerbaijan, but some political forces of this country try to
put obstacles. RA Prime Minister Andranik Margarian said about it,
receiving Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany
to Armenia Mrs. Haikei Renatei Paichi on August 31. According to
the RA Prime Minister, judging by available information, the Azeri
authorities undertake steps for their calling to account, which
is the evidence of Azerbaijan's interest in the participation of
Armenia in these trainings. The RA Prime Minister congratulated
the new Ambassador with the appointment and wished her every
success in her work, giving assurance that the RA government is
ready to render any support. Boosting participation of Ambassador
Paichi, who hasn't entered upon her duties yet, in the work of the
Armenian-German economic forum, according to Andranik Margarian,
witnesses her interest in the strengthening and deepening of the
Armenian-German relations and gives hopes that she will achieve
new successes during her tenure. According to the RA government's
press service, the participants of the meeting stressed that though
the German government implements a number of programs in different
spheres of the economy of Armenia, there are still many not used
possibilities between the two countries both in the matter of the
widening of political and economic cooperation. Besides bilateral
partnership the RA Prime Minister stressed the importance of the
balanced economic policies in the region carried out by Germany
within the framework of the development programs. Mentioning that
Armenia highly estimates the tendencies of the boosting political
and economic attraction of the European Union in the Transcaucasian
region, Andranik Margarian stressed the importance of the boosting
interaction of Armenia and Germany, one of the most important members
of the European Union, in the process of the European integration. The
sides again confirmed readiness for the joint work in the matter of
the deepening of the Armenian-German relations.