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ARMENIAN EXPERTS CONCERNED OVER POSSIBLE CONNECTION OF GEORGIAN AND TURKISH RAILWAYS

May 21, 2004 - 23:34 AMT   GMT
This anxiety is bound with the fact that in case Kars-Akhalkalak railway is constructed Armenia will reach a deadlock, at that the experts say that Turkey will establish connection with Azerbaijan passing over Armenia.

US TO ALLOCATE AZERBAIJAN $70 MILLION THIS YEAR

May 21, 2004 - 22:49 AMT   GMT
In the words of US State Department coordinator for Europe and Eurasia Carlos Pascual, $20 million is assigned for humanitarian aid, $9 million - for democratic reforms.

RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTER GIVES POSITIVE ESTIMATE TO SIC CDM SITTING IN YEREVAN

May 21, 2004 - 22:11 AMT   GMT
The Council of the Defense Ministers of the CIS member-states adopted a number of resolutions on planning joint measures for operative training of the Armed Forces of the CIS countries for the next year.

TURKEY TO BUILD MILITARY AIRPORT IN GEORGIA

May 21, 2004 - 20:13 AMT   GMT
Turkey will also conduct training with the officers of the 11-th brigade of the Kodzhori battalion and found a school for special military training.

ARMENIAN PRESIDENT'S STATEMENT ON NON-PARTICIPATION IN NATO ISTANBUL SUMMIT MADE "FOR INTERNAL USE", TURKISH MF CONSIDERS

May 21, 2004 - 19:56 AMT   GMT
Abdullah Gul underscored that not Turkey but NATO initiated to hold the summit in Istanbul.

PARTICIPATION IN NATO EXERCISE IN AZERBAIJAN AS OBSERVER INADMISSIBLE FOR ARMENIA

May 21, 2004 - 19:11 AMT   GMT
Armenia is ready to take part in the Cooperative Best Effort-2004 military exercise to be held in Azerbaijan only as a full participant, that is to be presented by a unit, Armenian defense minister Serge Sargsian stated.

ARMENIA PURCHASED TWO IL-76 RUSSIAN TRANSPORT WARPLANES

May 21, 2004 - 19:09 AMT   GMT
Two IL-76 transport warplanes, which were purchased by Armenia from Russia "due to the principles functioning within the frames of the Collective Security Treaty Organization", landed in Yerevan yesterday, Russian defense minister said.

RUSSIA NOT TO INCREASE ITS MILITARY CONTINGENT IN ARMENIA

May 21, 2004 - 18:22 AMT   GMT
Russian defense minister Sergey Ivanov noted that Russia "is very considerate" to the issues of providing the military base with the modern military equipment and armament.

SESSION OF CIS DEFENSE MINISTERS COUNCIL OPENED IN YEREVAN

May 21, 2004 - 18:04 AMT   GMT
The ministers are to consider over 20 issues referring to the military integration of the CIS member-states, specifically the issues of air-raid defense, the formation of joint communication system and coordination of positions for non-spreading of nuclear arms.

MOSCOW GAVE OK TO CONSTRUCTION OF IRAN-ARMENIA GAS PIPELINE

May 19, 2004 - 05:00 AMT   GMT
The working visit of Robert Kocharian to Moscow is considered productive both in Yerevan and Moscow. One of the main subjects discussed during the visit was the energy cooperation. It is interesting that the visit of Kocharian to Moscow coincided with signing of an agreement on construction of Iran-Armenia gas pipeline in Yerevan. Hardly this happened by a pure accident.
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