Abu Dhabi: Gargash, Armenian FM discuss relations

Emirates News Agency
October 18, 2007 Thursday 12:11 PM EST

Gargash, Armenian FM discuss relations

Abu Dhabi, Oct., 18th, 2007 (WAM)–Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, State
Minister of the Federal National Council Affairs (FNC) received at
his office here today Vardan Oskanian, Armenian Foreign Minister.

They discussed bilateral relations between the two countries in the
fields of economy, tourism and the parliamentarian affairs..

The meeting was attended by Tariq Al Abdan, deputy undersecretary of
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the delegation accompanying the
Armenian FM, who arrived at dawn on Thursday.

Two officials expressed hopes to boost the relations and co-operation
between the two countries..

Oskanian told Emirates News Agency (WAM) in a statement that the
"relations between the countries are good as policies are identical
on a number of issues. Trade between the two countries has been
growing steadily and there is direct air route linking the two

He revealed that he visited the country to prepare for the Armenian
cultural week in Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah, indicating that there
are joint investment projects between UAE and Armenian