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the President of Armenia has supported continuation Russian - Armenian military - technical cooperation

the President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan has supported continuation Russian - Armenian military - technical cooperation.

as the correspondent " passes; News " acting on Friday on a press - conferences in Moscow, Kocharyan has underlined that this cooperation passes in frameworks of the Contract on collective security and not " it is directed against the third countries " in this case " against Azerbaijan ".

the President of Armenia 2 has noticed that in Yerevan greet participation of Russia in the processes occurring in the South Caucasian region. Kocharyan has repeated thesis earlier voiced it that after disintegration of the USSR this region " remained as though ownerless ". Therefore, Kocharyan, " considers; presence of Russia at Armenia is regarded by us as the strong stabilising factor ".

According to Kocharyan, a withdrawal of Russian troops from Georgia to Armenia " will not affect balance of forces of region ".