Russia PM, Armenia president discuss coop. in intl. energy projects

Russia PM, Armenia president discuss coop in intl energy projects
By Oksana Polishchuk

ITAR-TASS News Agency
May 14, 2004 Friday

MOSCOW, May 14 — The interaction in international energy projects
and projects of transporting energy carriers were discussed at
the meeting of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov and Armenian
President Robert Kocharyan on Friday. Moscow “assesses highly the
forming of a reliable and solid infrastructure between Russia and
Armenia in the field of energy,” spokesman for the Russian premier
Alexander Zharov told journalists after the talks.

Mikhail Fradkov also stressed the importance of “all-round economic
ties of Russian constituents with Armenia.” The Russian prime minister
noted the importance of cooperation between the two countries in the
humanitarian sphere and stressed the success of the Days of Russian
Culture in Armenia.

According to Zharov, Fradkov supported “the view about the need of
further regular bilateral contacts for comprehensive development
of positive tendencies in trade and economic cooperation of the