Kocharian to Headline UN General Assembly

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenian President Robert Kocharian will be the first head of state to address the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 23.

The president will be joined by First Lady Bella Kocharian–Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian–Presidential Advisers Armen Kevorkian and Gasia Apkarian.

Apkarian said to reporters that during the visit–on Sept. 25–Kocharian will be the headlining speaker at the United Nations General Assembly. Secretary General Kofi Anan and a number of governmental officials will make a formal visit.

Kocharian will also pay a visit to the Armenian community in New York. On Sept. 26–the delegation will fly to Los Angeles and have dinner on the invitation of Kirk Kerkorian.

On Sept. 27–the president will meet with representatives of the Armenian community and then make an appearance in front of the Armenian community at large.

During his stay in Los Angeles–Kocharian will also meet with businessmen to discuss their involvement in Armenian economic agenda.


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