ARKA News Agency
Nov. 2, 2004



NKR Minister of Foreign Affairs refutes the information about holding
joint maneuvers by military units of Pridnestrovie, the South Ossetia,
Abkhazia and NKR

Recommencement of negotiating process with participation of Nagorno
Karabakh is the shortest way of Karabakh settlement - A.Ghulian

Business forum `IT for Corporate Companies' to take place on Nov 5 in
Yerevan

4th specialized exhibition `Infortech 2004' to take place in Yerevan on
Nov 4-6, 2004

On Nov 3, RA NA Speaker to leave for Paris for participation in the
meeting of South Caucasus parliament speakers


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NKR MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS REFUTES THE INFORMATION ABOUT HOLDING
JOINT MANEUVERS BY MILITARY UNITS OF PRIDNESTROVIE, THE SOUTH OSSETIA,
ABKHAZIA AND NKR

STEPANAKERT, November 2. /ARKA/. NKR Minister of Foreign Affairs Ashot
Gulyan in the course of today's press conference in Stepanakert refuted
the information about holding joint maneuvers by military units of
Pridnestrovie, the South Ossetia, Abkhazia and NKR. According to
Gulyan, the information about holding military exercises by military
departments of four republics in the end of the month is not true.
`Besides ensuring the national security and protecting the borders, NKR
army has no other tasks, especially out of NKR', he said.
To remind, recently Interfax referring to the Ministry of Defense of
Abkhazia disseminated information that the military units of
Pridnestrovie, the South Ossetia, Abkhazia and NKR are going to conduct
joint maneuvers. According to the Ministry of Defense of Abkhazia the
military exercises will be held on the territory of the South Ossetia
till the end of the year. The main goal of the military exercises is to
work out reaction on armed attack. A.H. --0 -

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RECOMMENCEMENT OF NEGOTIATING PROCESS WITH PARTICIPATION OF NAGORNO
KARABAKH IS THE SHORTEST WAY OF KARABAKH SETTLEMENT - A.GHULIAN

STEPANAKERT, November 2. /ARKA/. Recommencement of negotiating process
with participation of Nagorno Karabakh is the shortest way of Karabakh
settlement, NKR Foreign Minister Ashot Ghulian stated today.
`Azerbaijan understands that the territories it always mentions are
under control of Nagorno Karabakh and Armenia has nothing in common
with it', he said.
He stressed that during last years Azerbaijan claims Karabakh with
numerous far-fetched accusations, the goal of which is to damage the
growing image of Nagorno Karabakh. `We have stated many times that are
ready to discuss any issue, including the issue of territories',
Ghulian said. L.D. --0--

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BUSINESS FORUM `IT FOR CORPORATE COMPANIES' TO TAKE PLACE ON NOV 5 IN
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, November 2. /ARKA/. Business forum `IT for Corporate
Companies' will take place on Nov 5 in Yerevan, EXPO MEDIA press
service told ARKA. The result of marketing researches showed that
Armenia has the necessity of cooperation of corporate companies with
firms that deal with implementation of IT. Business forum is conducted
for these goals.
Exhibition is organized by EXPO MEDIA Center in support of RA
Government, Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Trade and Economic
Development, Transport and Communication and Trade-Industrial Chamber
of Armenia, Yerevan TIC, Armenian Development Agency and Enterprises
Incubator Fund. L.D. --0--

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4th SPECIALIZED EXHIBITION `INFORTECH 2004' TO TAKE PLACE IN YEREVAN ON
NOV 4-6, 2004

YEREVAN, November 2. /ARKA/. 4th specialized exhibition `Infortech
2004' will take place in Yerevan on Nov 4-6, 2004, EXPO MEDIA press
service told ARKA. The goal of the exhibition is analysis of condition
of development of IT market, familiarization with perspective
developments in the field of computer technologies and opportunity of
their use in different spheres of life.
Besides, exhibition will contribute to exchange of business
information, knowledge and practical experience in the field of
creation of effective business atmosphere at IT market and related
segments.
The topics of the exhibition: Computers and Accessories, Programming,
Providers, IT-education, Communication Facilities, Security Systems,
Protection of Information in Computer Networks, Design and Typography,
IT in Tele-and-Photo Industry, Services.
Exhibition is organized by EXPO MEDIA Center in support of RA
Government, Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Trade and Economic
Development, Transport and Communication and Trade-Industrial Chamber
of Armenia, Yerevan TIC, Armenian Development Agency and Enterprises
Incubator Fund. L.D. --0--

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ON NOV 3, RA NA SPEAKER TO LEAVE FOR PARIS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE
MEETING OF SOUTH CAUCASUS PARLIAMENT SPEAKERS

YEREVAN, November 2. /ARKA/. On Nov 3, RA NA Speaker Arthur
Baghdasarian will leave for Paris for participation in the meeting of
South Caucasus parliament speakers, RA NA PR Department told ARKA. The
meeting of Parliament Speakers of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan is
organized by representative of French Senate Christian Ponsle. The
agenda of the discussions includes development of tourism and
estimation of culture heritage. L.D. --0--