WASHINGTON (Armenpress)–Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian met with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates Thursday at the Pentagon.
During the meeting with Gates, the Sarkisian praised the development of bilateral military and political cooperation between the two countries and thanked Gates for continued U.S.
Sarkisian then visited the White House for a meeting with Vice President Dick Cheney and discussed a wide scope of bilateral issues. Sarkisian was quoted by the government press office as saying that the Armenian government is firmly committed to building a modern democratic state.
In a reference to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict Sarkisian said Armenia is for a compromised and peaceful solution to the conflict.