ITAR-TASS News Agency
June 9, 2005 Thursday

Media advisory: conf by Armenia pilots freed from Eq Guinea jail

Armenian pilots Captain Ashot Karapetyan, First Mate Samvel
Darbinyan, Navigator Samvel Machkalyan, mechanics Razmik Khachatryan
and Suren Muradyan and Engineer Ashot Simonyan who were convicted
accused of an attempt of coup in Equatorial Guinea in March 2004 have
spent more than 12 months in jail will hold a news conference at the
Itar-Tass news agency (2, Tverskoi Boulevard, 6th floor) at 17.30 on
Friday, June 10.

Taking part in the conference will be President of the Union of
Armenians of Russia Ara Abramyan and others.

Please apply for accreditation to cover the event to the Itar-Tass
Press centre over telephone: 229-6034, 229-6403.

Fax: 229-0585.

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