Armenia, Cyprus sign 2012 Military Cooperation Plan
30.04.2012 18:46

The delegation headed by the Deputy Defense Minister of Cyprus and the
Co-Chair of Armenian-Cypriot intergovernmental Committee on Military
and Military-Technical Cooperation Hristos Melikidis has been in is
visiting Armenia from April 29 to May 2.

Under the chairmanship of the Armenian Co-Chair of Alik Mirzabekyan
the Committee held its first session at the Ministry of Defense today.

During the session they discussed the scope of authority of each
national part and the procedure of carrying out the further work. They
also presented the needs and capabilities of the two countries and
defined the framework of cooperation in the military and
military-technical sectors.

At the end of the sitting Deputy Defense Minister of Cyprus Hristos
Melikidis and Deputy Defense Minister of Armenia Alik Mirzabekyan
signed Armenian-Cypriot Military Cooperation Acton Plan for 2012.

Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan hosted the Co-Chairs of the
Committee on the same day. Seyran Ohanyan mentioned the strong ties in
the military-political sector between the two countries and the broad
perspectives for military and military-technical cooperation. Both
sides emphasized the fact that Armenia and Cyprus, having limited
resources and similar challenges, have an important role to play in
international relations.