YEREVAN (Armradio.am) — Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan received today the delegation of the Ministry of Defense of Lebanon led by Brigadier General Manuel Kirejian. Lebanon’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia Jean Makaron also participated in the meeting.
The parties discussed issues related to the cooperation between the two countries in the field of defense. The Armenian Defense Minister stressed the need to establish high-level military-political relations and briefed the guests on the priority directions of cooperation.
The Lebanese side also reiterated the willingness to take the warm friendly relations between the two countries to a new level of cooperation.
The same day the delegation was hosted by Deputy Defense Minister David Tonoyan. A wide range of issues of reciprocal interest was discussed.
The parties reached agreements on the exchange of experience in a number of spheres. Issues related to the modernization of the agreement on military cooperation signed between the two countries in 2001 and the plan of cooperation for 2015 were discussed.