“Peaceful Caucasus” Expedition Conquers Everest

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–It is for the first time in the Transcaucasian history that the "Peaceful Caucasus" expedition of mountaineers that included Beno Kashagashvili–Bidzina Gujabidze–Afi Gagani (Georgia)–Levon Sarkisov (Armenia)–and Arida Mursakulova (Azerbaijan) conquered the highest mountain in the world–Everest (8,848 meters). Their victory was dedicated to Georgia’s admission to the Council of Europe–the 3,000th anniversary of its statehood and the 75th anniversary of mountaineering in the former USSR.

The expedition members addressed a message to Armenian President Robert Kocharian–congratulating him and the whole Armenian people on this great victory which will contribute to the strengthening of friendship between the fraternal peoples of the Transcaucasus.

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