Armenia and NATO discuss partnership plan

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President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, March 6, 2012

From Armenian News Agency:  NATO+Armenia meeting took place at NATO Headquarters to discuss the 2011 report on Armenia-NATO Individual Partnership Action Plan (IPAP). 

Foreign Affairs Ministry press service told Armenpress that the Armenian delegation was led by Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Ashot Hovakimyan and Armenian Deputy Minister of Defense Davit Tonoyan.

NATO+Armenia meeting was chaired by James Appathurai, Special Representatives of NATO Secretary General to Caucasus and Central Asia.

In his speech Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Ashot Hovakimyan referred to successful fulfillment of Armenia-NATO IPAP, to May 6 parliamentarian elections in Armenia, to positive evaluations of the international observers. The speaker also dwelled on the democratic and institutional reforms implemented in Armenia, Armenia-EU cooperation, Nagorno-Karabakh issue settlement, underlining the tensions on Armenian-Azerbaijani border, the Azerbaijani provocations and violations of the ceasefire regime. Ashot Hovakimyan also presented the recent regional developments.  (photo: NATO)