NATO SECRETARY GENERAL APPRECIATED COOPERATION WITH SOUTH CAUCASUS

Pan Armenian News
01.06.2005 03:12

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The Alliance has made good progress these last
few years in enhancing cooperation with all its EAPC Partners, and
especially those in the Caucasus and Central Asia, NATO Secretary
General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer stated when addressing NATO PA, NATO
press service reports. "We have made the new security challenges a
major focus of our cooperation. We are helping interested countries
to introduce defense reforms and enhance their interoperability with
NATO. And just last week we held the first EAPC Security Forum in
Sweden, a new initiative to engage NATO and Partner officials and
civil society representatives in a free-flowing discussion of the
many common challenges before us", Mr. Scheffer said.