Sargsyan sure Latvian President visit will strengthen relations

Serzh Sargsyan is sure that Latvian President’s visit will strengthen
two countries’ relations

YEREVAN, DECEMBER 10, NOYAN TAPAN. An official meeting ceremony of
Latvian President Valdis Zatlers, who arrived in Armenia on a
three-day state visit on December 9, took place on December 10 at RA
President’s residence and was followed by the two Presidents’ private
talk. Then the official delegations met with an enlarged staff, with
the participation of the Presidents.

S. Sargsyan expressed confidence that Latvian President’s visit will
strengthen the two countries’ relations. He said that possibilities of
developing cooperation in various spheres were discussed, as well as
opinions over issues of bilateral interest were exchanged with V.

V. Zatlers, in his turn, mentioned that Latvian businessmen are
interested in development of cooperation and work actively with their
Armenian partners.

The sides attached a special importance to conducting of encouraging
policy for the two countries’ business circles in the economic sphere.
They gave assurance that both countries have goods and services that
will be in demand on one another’s markets.

According to RA President’s Press Office, the interlocutors also
touched upon possibilities of cooperation within the framework of EU
Eastern Partnership, attached importance to the facilitation of the
entrance visa reception procedure.

Then four intergovernmental and interdepartmental agreements were
signed in the presence of the two Presidents, which are to regulate
the two countries’ cooperation in the spheres of air communication,
economic and scientific-technical cooperation and cooperation in
fighting terrorism, organized crime and illegal circulation of drugs,
psychothropic substances and their components and other crimes.