NINTH SHIFT OF ARMENIAN PEACEKEEPERS TO LEAVE FOR KOSOVO IN FIRST HALF OF JUNE

ARMENPRESS
May 29, 2008

YEREVAN, MAY 29, ARMENPRESS: The ninth extended shift of the Armenian
Armed Forces will leave for Kosovo in the first half of June for a
peacekeeping mission. The Commander of the troops Artak Tonoyan told
Armenpress that the Armenian peacekeepers will carry out their mission
within the Greek battalion with a 6-month term within the multinational
division not far from Prishtina town. Currently 34-member troop is
implementing its mission there. In June 70 peacekeepers will leave
for Kosovo.

Overall, 272 Armenian peacekeepers carried out their mission in Kosovo.

Armenian 46-member peacekeeping mission is in Iraq.

Tonoyan said that the eighth shift will leave for Iraq in the second
half of June.