Armenian president, US party leader discuss reforms, regional issues

Public Television of Armenia, Yerevan
19 Aug 05

Armenian President Robert Kocharyan met Howard Dean, chairman of the
National Committee of the Democratic Party of the USA, in Yerevan
today.

The sides discussed the implementation of reforms in the political
and economic spheres in Armenia and the situation in the South
Caucasus. Armenian-US relations are dynamically expanding, Kocharyan
said. The Armenian president rated highly the US support for reforms
in Armenia. The USA has made a significant contribution to all fields,
the president said.

At the request of the quest, the Armenian president informed him of
Armenia's approaches to regional problems, as well as progress in
the settlement of the Nagornyy Karabakh conflict and Armenia-Turkey
relations.