November 18, 2016

“NATO Week” ends in Yerevan


“NATO Week”, launched on November 14, has been concluded at Yerevan State University today.

Head of the Arms Control and International Security Department at Armenian MFA Gagik Hovhannisyan branded the 10th “NATO Week” excellent.

German and US Ambassadors, who attended the event, stated unanimously that Armenia-NATO cooperation is valuable.

“We need to express political will together with our partners to confront the challenges of our time,” said US Ambassador Richard Mills.

NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General Jamie Shea noted at the meeting with YSU students and professors, “We came here not to advertise NATO, but to outline the next steps of our cooperation”.

“You don’t have to be a NATO member to use the opportuniries that the alliance has to offer,” Jamie Shea said.

“NATO Week” included “Women in Armed Forces” workshop, a visit to the peacekeeping brigade of Armenian Armed Forces, a telebridge with Armenian peacekeepers in Kosovo and Afghanistan, “Development of cyber security capacities” workshop, “Science for peace and security” information day, two news conferences at Information Center on NATO.