Armenian Greek Economic Cooperation Far Behind Political Interaction


30.03.2006 21:58 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Today Armenian President Robert Kocharian
met with Greek Deputy FM Evripidis Stylianidis, who is in
Armenia to take part in the fourth session of the Armenian-Greek
Intergovernmental Commission for economic, industrial, scientific
and technical cooperation, reports the Press Service of the Armenian
leader. Kocharian appreciated the Armenian-Greek political dialogue,
thanking for cooperation programs implemented by the Greek party.

He pointed out stimulating economic cooperation, which does not reflect
the potential of Armenia and Greece, a priority. Kocharian highlighted
the role of a joint economic commission in this regard. Stylianidis
was content with the Yerevan meeting of the Commission. He said
the Commission works to realize agreements reached during Armenian
President’s visit to Greece.

In his words, the Greek party highlights Kocharian’s visits, which
attributed new quality to the bilateral relations.

Besides, the interlocutors underscored agriculture, energy and tourism
as cooperation priority fields. The Greek Deputy FM remarked they
will try to encourage Greek entrepreneurs to invest in Armenia’s
economy and open joint ventures in the country.

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