(www.panarmenian.net) - The main goal of the seminar titled Military reform in Armenia: provision of Defense Ministry with civil personnel and introduction of amendments in the law On Defense is the specification of plans and further assistance in the process of reformation and modernization of the Armenian armed forces, said Dr Horst Schmalfeld, the German Deputy Director of the George C. Marshall Center.
In his words, the seminar also aims at exchange of experience with NATO member states, summarizing of opinions of international and Armenian experts on the proposed amendments in the law On Defense, reports Trend.
150 Armenian military were trained in the George C. Marshall Center. This fact proves the republic's engagement in the armed forces' reform. All those officers who were trained in the Center assumed positions in the Defense Ministry and General Staff. We are convinced that our counterparts who arrived in Armenia from Latvia, Estonia and Romania have enough experience to share with the Armenian officers, added Dr Schmalfeld.