Armenian, Egyptian officials discuss ties, fight against terrorism

Armenian, Egyptian officials discuss ties, fight against terrorism

7 Jul 04

Yerevan, 7 July: Armenian Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanyan today
received Muhammad Sha’ban, assistant minister of the Egyptian Foreign
Ministry. Sha’ban is paying a two-day visit to Yerevan in order to
conduct a political dialogue between the two countries’ foreign

The sides said they highly value the Egyptian-Armenian political
dialogue and the countries’ cooperation within international
organizations, the Armenian Foreign Ministry’s press service has told
Arminfo news agency. It is important to intensify economic ties and
the Armenian community in Egypt is playing a significant role in this,
the sides said.

After that, they exchanged views on developing international
relations. In particular, they touched on the situation in Iraq and a
peaceful settlement to the Palestine-Israel conflict. In this
connection, the sides condemned any acts of terrorism.

Oskanyan briefed Sha’ban on Armenia’s relations with the EU and Turkey
and on the latest developments around the Nagornyy Karabakh conflict

Sha’ban has already met Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Ruben