Oct 20 2004
CYPRUS READY TO ASSIST ARMENIA WITHIN ENLARGED EUROPE: NEW NEIGHBORS
YEREVAN, 20.10.04. Armenian President Robert Kocharian received the
Cypriot parliamentary delegation headed by the President of the House
of Representatives Demetris Christofias. As reported by the press
service of the Armenian leader, R. Kocharian congratulated the
Republic of Cyprus with the entry to the European Union, noting that
eurointegration is one of the political priorities for Armenia. D.
Christofias in his turn said Cyprus is ready to assist Armenia within
the frames of `Wider Europe: New Neighbors` program. The parties
highly appreciated the Armenian-Cypriot relationships attaching
importance of cooperation within the framework of various
international structures. In the course of the meeting Turkey`s
membership in the EU was also considered. In this view the
interlocutors expressed their concern and underscored that Turkey
should fulfill all its commitments.