RUSSIAN EMBASSY: MOSCOW TAKES A FAVOURABLE VIEW OF CONSTRUCTIVE INTERACTION WITH YEREVAN IN FOREIGN POLICY
ArmInfo. Moscow takes a favourable view of constructive interaction
with Yerevan in foreign policy within the frames of integration formats
in CIS space and hopes for fruitful continuation of this work, Russian
Embassy in Yerevan reports in view of the visit of Russia’s Foreign
Minister Sergey Lavrov to Armenia that starts today.
The schedule of S. Lavrov’s visit includes meetings with Armenian
President Serzh Sargsyan and negotiations with Foreign Minister of
Armenia Edward Nalbandyan. The meetings will focus on the opinion
exchange with the Armenian partners concerning continuation of the
negotiation process on the Karabakh conflict settlement in the context
of the mediatory efforts made by Russia for the conflict resolution.
It is also scheduled to discuss the topical foreign political issues
of bilateral cooperation and the situation in Transcaucasus.
"Development of the Russian-Armenian relations is of progressive and
multidimensional nature. Regular top level political dialogue between
Russia and Armenia has been preserved. This supports mutual tuning at
further deepening of the Russian-Armenian partnership relations. In
2009 Dmitriy Medvedev and Serzh Sargsyan met many times during the
working visits of the president of Armenia to Russian Federation
as well as within the frames of various multilateral events. The
contractual legal framework of the relations is being improved.
Despite the global crisis the Russian-Armenian trade and economical,
military and political, humanitarian and inter-regional relations in
general have been demonstrating positive tendencies of development.
The trade and economical cooperation between Armenia and Russia
is promoting stabilizing of the social and economical situation in
Armenia. In particular, in June 2009 Russia gave a long-term state
credit $500 mln to Armenia. The large-scale investment projects in
the sphere of energy and transport are being gradually fulfilled",
the Embassy’s message says.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress