Armenia, Norway to intensify ties

Armenia, Norway to intensify ties

Panorama.am
14:50 30/01/2010

On January 29 the Foreign Minister of Armenia, Edward Nalbandian, paid
a short official visit to Oslo at the invitation of his Norwegian
counterpart Jonas Gahr Støre, MFA reported.

The two Ministers discussed the steps to be taken in the direction of
development of bilateral ties, regional and international issues.

The interlocutors highlighted the necessity of boosting the
cooperation between Armenia and Norway in different spheres,
organization of high-level reciprocal visits, intensification of
collaboration in the cultural, educational and scientific fields.

The Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Norway discussed the
opportunities of intensification of economic cooperation.

Minister Støre presented the priorities of his country’s foreign
policy, the experience of cooperation between the Scandinavian
countries.

In turn, the Armenia Foreign Minister presented the main directions
and priorities of Armenia’s foreign policy, our country’s efforts
towards establishment of security and stability in the region, the
policy of European integration and the steps taken in that direction,
the latest developments in the Karabakh conflict settlement process,
President’s Sargsyan’s initiative of establishing relations with
Turkey.

Ministers Nalbandian and Støre referred to issues on OSCE agenda. The
Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Norway signed a Readmission agreement
between the two countries.

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