Armenia and US Begin Military Cooperation

In the aftermath of September 11, and to the dismay of some Armenians, Yerevan and Washington have begun to work together on military projects.

Armenia and US Begin Military Cooperation

In the aftermath of September 11, and to the dismay of some Armenians, Yerevan and Washington have begun to work together on military projects.

The continuing after-effects of the "war on terrorism" have thrown Armenia and the United States into something that would have been unthinkable only a few months ago, military cooperation.


In mid-March, a de-mining centre, financed by the US government and staffed by Armenian army personnel, opened in the town of Echmiadzin. Shortly afterwards, the defence minister Serzh Sarkisian visited Washington to cement the new defence relationship. In the Pentagon on March 21, Sarkisian signed a joint communiqu

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