Sarkisian Meets with US Iran Ambassadors

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenia’s defense minister Serge Sarkisian welcomed the US ambassador to Armenia–Michael Lemmon Wednesday. The ambassador introduced the US Embassy’s newly appointed military attach–Major Eric von Tersch to the minister.

According to the defense ministry information and propaganda department–Sarkisian informed the ambassador–who had just returned from his vacation–about the results of the defense ministry delegation’s visit to the US July 23-25.

Issues concerning the present situation of the Armenian-American military co-operation and development prospects and other issues of bilateral interest were discussed during the meeting.

Sarkisian also met with Iran Ambassador to Armenia Mohammad Farhad Koleini–Thursday. The Iranian diplomat was accompanied by the military attach of the embassy Mohammad Validad.

The meeting reportedly discussed the current state of Armenian-Iranian relations and prospects of their development–as well as the general military and political situation in the region and problems of security–other issues of mutual interest.


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