IRAN AND ARMENIA TO SIGN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT
September 13, 2010 – 15:25 AMT 10:25 GMT
Iran and Armenia will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) during Armenian
Economy Minister Nerses Yeritsyan’s upcoming visit to Tehran.
During the September 9 meeting held between Armenia’s Ambassador
to Tehran Grigor Arakelyan and Iranian Commerce Minister Mehdi
Ghazanfari, the two sides discussed possible ways to boost bilateral
trade cooperation, IRNA reported.
Tehran presented the draft FTA to enhance the two-way transactions
to Yerevan in August 2009, Tehran Times reported.
Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will pay a visit to Iran
in September, while RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan is expected to
arrive there in the second half of October.
From: A. Papazian