ARMENIAN ECONOMY MINISTER TRAVELS TO MOSCOW TO DISCUSS BILATERAL COOPERATION
Armenian Economy Minister Nerses Yeritsian traveled to Moscow on July
20 for a two-day visit. The press division of the Armenian ministry
said today and tomorrow the minister will meet with Russian Transport
Minister Igor Levitin, the Russian cochairman of the bilateral
commission on economic cooperation, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin
and top executive of Alrosa diamond company.
The press division said the Armenian minister will discuss
possibilities of expanding Russian-Armenian cooperation in diamond
It said during the visit to Moscow a month ago President Serzh Sargsyan
had discussed this issue with President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime
Minister Vladimir Putin.
Nerses Yeritsian is in Moscow together with Gagik Abrahamian,
president of the International Association of Armenian Jewelers,
and a parliament member, and Gagik Kocharian, a senior official of
the Economy Ministry, in charge of trade policy regulation issues.