Public Papers of George Bush, 1991

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Author: George Bush  | Date: November 14, 1991

Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President’s Meeting with President Levon Ter-Petrosian of Armenia
November 14, 1991

The President met in the Oval Office today for 45 minutes with Armenian President Levon Ter-Petrosian. The President congratulated President Ter-Petrosian for his recent victory in Armenia’s first free and fair elections. He expressed U.S. support for the Armenian Government’s political and economic reforms.

The President also said the U.S. intended to build a strong relationship with Armenia.
The two leaders discussed possible U.S. assistance to improve food distribution within Armenia, to provide medical assistance, and to increase trade and investment through OPIC and the Export-Import Bank. In addition, the President told President Ter-Petrosian the U.S. planned to open a consulate general in Yerevan in 1992 and was also willing to begin a Peace Corps program in Armenia.

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Chicago: George Bush, "Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President’s Meeting With President Levon Ter-Petrosian of Armenia," Public Papers of George Bush, 1991 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George Bush, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1670-1671 Original Sources, accessed January 20, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7KIB9IACTVDW1W.

MLA: Bush, George. "Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President’s Meeting With President Levon Ter-Petrosian of Armenia." Public Papers of George Bush, 1991, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George Bush, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1670-1671, Original Sources. 20 Jan. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7KIB9IACTVDW1W.

Harvard: Bush, G, 'Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President’s Meeting With President Levon Ter-Petrosian of Armenia' in Public Papers of George Bush, 1991. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George Bush, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1670-1671. Original Sources, retrieved 20 January 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7KIB9IACTVDW1W.