Secretary of the National Security Council at the President of Armenia, Defense MinisterSerge Sargsyan today met with US Ambassador to Armenia John Evans on the occasion of presenting US newly appointed military attache in Armenia lieutenant colonel Russell Grimley. Press Secretary of the Defense Minister, colonel Seyran Shahsuvaryan told PanARMENIAN.Net. In the course of the meeting S. Sargsyan thanked ex-attache Geoffrey Friedmor for his office, noting that within the 2.5 years of his tenure the Armenian-American military cooperation has strengthened more. Speaking of the cancelled departure of the second shift of Armenian peacekeepers to Iraq, the US Ambassador to Armenia informed it is conditioned by purely technical reasons. At the moment the Armenian Defense Ministry and the US Armed Forces command work for sending the Armenian peacekeepers to Iraq July 13.