Armenia expresses interest in post-conflict Iraqi operations role

Mediamax news agency
29 Jun 04

YEREVAN

Armenia is ready to play an active role in the post-conflict
humanitarian operations in Iraq, Deputy Foreign Minister Ruben
Shugaryan announced in Yerevan today.

Mediamax news agency quoted the diplomat as explaining Yerevan's
position both by the presence of 30,000 Armenians in Iraq and
Armenia's state interests.

Talks on the dispatch of Armenian military doctors, drivers and
sappers to Iraq by and large have now been completed and at present
they are discussing the logistics, the Armenian deputy foreign
minister said.