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PRESS RELEASE
30 November 2004

Minister Oskanian Receives Ambassador Pietro Ercole Ago

On November 29th, Minister Oskanian received Ambassador Pietro Ercole Ago,
the current Advisor of the Foreign Affairs Department at the Italian
Ministry of Defense. Ambassador Ago was previously the head of the Council
of Europe Committee of Ministers' Monitoring group, also known as "Ago
Group." Mr. Ago is in Armenia within the frame of a regional visit.

At the meeting, Ambassador Ago asserted that the Italian Ministry of Defense
plans to organize the International Seminar on regional strategic matters.
On this occasion he asked Minister Oskanian to introduce the current
position of the Republic of Armenia on the conflict settlement of the
Nagorno Karabakh issue.

While presenting the Armenian proposal for regional developments, Minister
Oskanian spoke more in detail about the recent developments over Nagorno
Karabakh issue. Minister Oskanian also introduced the process regarding the
fulfillment of Armenia's commitments towards the Council of Europe.

In the course of his two-day visit, Ambassador Ago will meet with the
President of Armenia, Robert Kocharian, and the Chairman of the Armenian
National Assembly Artur Baghdassarian.