Noyan Tapan
May 02 2006

YEREVAN, MAY 2, NOYAN TAPAN. The 12th sitting of the US-Armenia Task
Force (USATF) started its work in Yerevan on May 2. The sitting is
chaired by the RA Minister of Finance and Economy Vardan Khachatrian
and the US Coordinator for Europe and Eurasia Tom Adams. The
sitting participants will discuss issues of bilateral interest,
present the process of programs implemented up to now within the
framework of cooperation and clarify issues related to the programmed
measures. According to the press service of the RA Ministry of Finance
and Economy, the measures to encourage Armenia's economic development,
democratic reforms, issues related to the Millennium Challenge Program,
the macroeconomic policy and long-term development promotion programs,
as well as tax and customs sector reforms are on the agenda of
the USATF's sitting. Problems of agriculature, science, education,
the judicial and energy sectors, the fight against terrorism and
other programs of mutual importance will also be discussed during
the sitting.