ARMENIA, ALROSA SIGN DIAMOND DEAL
The government of Armenia and Russian diamond-mining monopoly Alrosa
(RTS: ALRS) signed an agreement Monday on cooperation in the jewelry
sector and polishing of gemstones, a source in the country’s Economic
Development and Trade Ministry’s press service told Interfax.
The agreement was signed by Armenia’s Trade and Economic Development
Minister Nerses Yeritsian and Alrosa president Sergei Vybornov, who is
on a one-day visit to Yerevan. Vybornov is also scheduled to meet with
Armenian President Robert Kocharian and Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian
to discuss the prospects for further cooperation.