MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA
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PRESS RELEASE

29 September 2004

Deputy Minister Shugarian Receives Representatives of Defense
Ministries of Switzerland and Finland

On September 29, Deputy Foreign Minister Ruben Shugarian received
a delegation headed by Bernard Genti, Head of Arms Control Unit of
Swiss Federal Department of Defense and Alexander Aminoff, Director
of Arms Control Department of Finnish Armed Forces.

The delegation arrived in Armenia with an aim of establishing
cooperation under OSCE Small Arms and Light Weapons document and,
specifically, identifying possibilities for a joint cooperation
programme.

The Deputy Foreign Minister briefed the delegation on Armenia's
fulfillment of international commitments under Small Arms and Light
Weapons document.

The parties also discussed future cooperation and prospects for
implementation of joint programmes.