President’s Assistant to Speak at US Helsinki Commission Hearing in DC

YEREVAN, WASHINGTON–Assistant to Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian will speak at hearings on the “Armenia after the Elections” to be held at the US Helsinki Commission on April 17.
Vigen Sargsyan will represent the Armenian government at the hearing, which will focus on the ramifications of post-election developmen’s for Armenia and the United States, especially the ongoing Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia’s qualifications for assistance from the Millennium Challenge Account.
US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Bryza and Arman Grigoryan, Spokesman for former President Levon Ter-Petrosian are also expected to make speeches.
The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, is a US Government agency that monitors progress in the implementation of the provisions of the 1975 Helsinki Accords. The Commission consists of nine members from the United States Senate, nine from the House of Representatives, and one member each from the Departmen’s of State, Defense and Commerce.


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