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Cotecna to provide training to Armenian Customs

Press Release
Armenia, 9 September, 2009

In the context of the US Government’s EXBS program, Cotecna has been awarded a mandate by the American Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia, to provide X-ray scanner image analysis training sessions for Customs officers. The training will include classroom presentations and practical field exercises on an X-ray cargo scanner. The sessions will take place in October 2009 in the Bagratashen and Meghri Customs bureau.

The Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance (EXBS) program is the U.S. Government’s premier initiative to help member countries improve their export control systems.

The objective of the EXBS is to stem proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by establishing an effective strategic trade and border control system that meets international standards. The objective of this image analyst training for Armenian Customs officers is to help them identify illicit trafficking and prevent illegal shipments of dangerous items and controlled technologies.


For further information please contact Cotecna Press:
Alison Bourgeois
Vice President Corporate Communications
Geneva, Switzerland
+41 22 849 78 23
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