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    MOSCOW AND YEREVAN TO DISCUSS BILATERAL ECONOMIC COOPERATION

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    MOSCOW/YEREVAN, December 28 (RIA Novosti) - On Tuesday the Moscow-based President Hotel will host the sixth session of the Intergovernmental Commission for Economic Cooperation between Russia and Armenia.

    The commission plans to consider a broad range of trade and economic cooperation issues, including some energy, transportation, telecoms, and humanitarian projects, the Russian Transportation Ministry told RIA Novosti.

    Russian Transportation Minister Igor Levitin is the Russian co-chairman of the Commission; his Armenian peer is Armenian Defense Minister and Secretary of the Presidential Security Council Serzh Sarkisyan, who also heads the national delegation to the meeting.

    Colonel Seiran Shakhsuvaryan, the press secretary of the Armenian Defense Minister, said the meeting would discuss the implementation of what had been agreed upon at the previous session on February 2003 and in the co-chairmen's joint protocol of October 14, 2004.

    A special protocol will be signed after the sixth meeting.

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