State of Kansas recognizes their partnership with Armenia

Published: Mar. 27, 2019 at 4:41 PM CDT
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Governor Laura Kelly signed a proclamation Wednesday honoring the bond Kansas has with the country of Armenia.

Kelly met with a delegation including Republic of Armenia Minister of Defense, His Excellency Davit Tonoyan, and Armenian Ambassador to the U.S., Varuzhan Nersesyan.

Kelly says for the past 15 years, the two countries have done mutual military and defense trainings, as well as emergency management, wildlife and firefighter training.

"This afternoon, the ambassador and the minister will be meeting with our secretaries of agriculture, commerce, I believe health, and Wildlife and parks to explore other options for cooperation's between our states and Armenia," Kelly said.

She says there are exports coming from Armenia and they would like to discuss those.