Putin Looks Forward to More Active Trade and Econ Ties with Armenia

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Russian President Putin Looks Forward to More Active Trade and
Economic Ties with Armenia

Sochi. Late last week, President Vladimir Putin of Russia and Robert
Kocharian of Armenia discussed the two countries bilateral relations.

Vladimir Putin pins great hopes on more active trade and economic
relations in connection with the Russo-Armenian Intergovernmental
Commission, which is to begin work in the near future. Transport
Minister Igor Levitin will chair the Russian section of the

President Putin reminded that formerly Moscow and Yerevan managed to
resolve the problem of Armenias debts to Russia, when the Armenian
government allowed Russian investors to buy a number of Armenian
enterprises. In the case of double-purpose enterprises, the decision
is up to business people and in part to the government, Putin said.