Russia transport minister to hold talks in Yerevan
By Tigran Liloyan
ITAR-TASS News Agency
October 11, 2004 Monday
YEREVAN, October 12 — Russian Transport and Communication Minister
Igor Levitin will discuss with the state leadership of Armenia the
entire complex of bilateral relations in the political and especially
in the economic sphere.
Levitin is arriving in the Armenian capital on Tuesday for the
first time in the capacity of the head of the Russian part of the
intergovernmental commission for economic cooperation.
Levitin will meet with Armenian President Robert Kocharyan and Prime
Minister Andranik Margaryan. The Russian minister will hold talks
with the head of the Armenian part of the commission, Defence Minister
Serzh Sarkisyan who is also Secretary of the National Security Council
under the Armenian president.
Sources in the Armenian government told Itar-Tass Levitin will address
the opening of the international Armenian economic forum held here
by the Union of Armenians of Russia and the World Armenian Congress
with well-known Russian entrepreneur and public leader Ara Abramyan
in the head.
The visit’s programme includes a visit to the Yerevan instrument
making plant Mars, which was handed over to Russia as settlement of
Armenia’s interstate debt.