DEVELOPMENT OF POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SCIENTIFIC-CULTURAL RELATIONS WITH GERMANY DISCUSSED
Oct 14, 2008
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 14, ARMENPRESS: Armenian National Assembly Speaker
Hovik Abrahamian received today German ambassador to Armenia Andrea
Public relations department of the Armenian National Assembly told
Armenpress that during the meeting Hovik Abrahamian underscored
boosting Armenian-German inter-parliamentary ties and noted that in
November the delegation headed by the deputy speaker of the NA is
going to leave for Germany. The parliament speaker said that the
visit will promote the development of relations between the two
parliaments. The speaker underscored the development of political,
economic, scientific-cultural ties between the two countries.
On her part German ambassador congratulated the NA speaker, pointing
out that she had many meetings with him in his previous positions
as well and is sure that in this work as well success will guide
him. She also underscored the visit of the NA delegation to Germany
where members of the Armenian parliament will have an opportunity to
get acquainted not only with the work of Bundestag but will also get
acquainted with the federal governance system of the country with
the model of Brandenburg.
Registering the increasing interest of Germany and EU over
the countries of the region and taking into consideration that
Euro-integration is one of the main priorities of Armenia’s foreign
policy, Hovik Abrahamian said that Armenia expects support of Germany
in the process of its integration to the European establishments.
The NA speaker also referred to the activity which must be carried
out by the NA, noting that the parliament must play a big role in
the political life of the country, becoming a healthy, constructive
platform of criticism for all the political forces.
Ambassador of Germany Andrea Wiktorini wished success to the NA speaker
in the implementation of his important mission and said that Germany
displays great interest towards Armenia and wants to see it stably
developing, democratic and is ready to support in it.