Armenia and NATO sum up 2017 and outline new directions
Armenia will host the 11th NATO Week on December 13-18. Ahead of the event, the parties have held a press conference in the NATO Information Center in Armenia to discuss the Armenia-NATO partnership. NATO Liaison Officer for Central Asia Rosaria Puglisi has attached important to the NATO Week in terms of representation of the partnership in its full capacity to the Armenian public, Mediamax.am reports.
“We are grateful to Armenia for 121 peacekeepers stationed in Afghanistan and another 35 serving in Kosovo. Given that Armenia is a small country, we highly appreciate this contribution. However, our cooperation is not limited to the military sector. We have a range of programs concerning good governance in defense sector, as well as military education, building integrity, etc,” she said.
Rosaria Puglisi has noted that Armenia is a “stable and reliable” partner for NATO. “We know what Armenia wants and we are happy with that,” she stated.