ARMENIAN-CYPRIOT MILITARY COOPERATION PROGRAM IS SIGNED
- YEREVAN. - A Cypriot delegation, led by Christos Malikidis—First Deputy Defense Minister and Cypriot Co-Chair of the Armenian-Cypriot Intergovernmental Commission on Military and Militaro-Technical Cooperation—, is in Armenia these days.
The aforementioned Commission's inaugural session was held Monday at Armenia's MOD, and it was chaired by the Commission's Armenian Co-Chair, Deputy Defense Minister Alik Mirzabekyan, the MOD informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
At the end of the session, Malikidis and Mirzabekyan signed the 2012 Armenian-Cypriot International Military Cooperation Program.
On the same day, the Commission Co-Chairs were received by Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan. The Minister stressed the two countries' strong militaro-political ties, and the vast opportunities for military and militaro-technical cooperation.
They underscored that despite having limited resources and same challenges, Armenia and Cyprus have a great role to play in international relations, and they carry out mutually-agreed activities.
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- 1901 Death of Srapion Tolian (Sipili Yessayi), playwright, critic, and teacher of P. Doorian.
- 1915 Death of Sargees Barseghian (Vana Sargees), of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Party. He was born in 1875.
- 1927 Opening of Yerevan's carbide factory.
- 1941 Death of Panos Terlemezyan (artist) in Yerevan. He was born in 1865.
- 1947 The International Armenian Congress takes place in the USA.
- 1981 The United States Holocaust Memorial Council, an independent Federal agency, unanimously resolved that the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum would include the Armenian Genocide in the Museum and has since done so.
- 1991 Soviet and Azeri Turkish forces start "Operation Circle" in Getashen and Martakert.
- 1993 The UN Security Council, at its 3205th meeting, adopts resolution 822.