Speaker of Armenian Parliament Receives Foreign Minister of Georgia


YEREVAN, JULY 21. ARMINFO. Speaker of Armenian parliament and Minister
of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili, who is in Yerevan
on an official visit, discussed issues of deepening of
Armenian-Georgian interstate relations.

ARMINFO was informed in the press office of the National Assembly of
Armenia, during the meeting the participants have stressed the
necessity of simultaneous integration of the South Caucasian countries
into the economic programs being implemented in the region. They
mentioned that establishment of peace in the region of the South
Caucasus and deepening of the cooperation between the countries of the
region opens prospects for the development. The sides considered
necessary the deepening of the cooperation of the parliaments of the
two countries in international structures, as well as intensification
of the activities of the South Caucasian parliamentary initiative. In
his turn, Arthur Baghdasarian expressed hope for that the large-scale
reforms in Georgia will result in the improvement of the welfare of
the Armenians who live in the territory of the neighbor republic. He
stressed that Armenian community of Georgia is a “bridge”, which links
Georgia with Armenia.