Francois Hollande To Visit Armenia


November 15, 2012 | 13:45

YEREVAN.- France’s President Francois Hollande will pay a state visit
to Armenia, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told reporters on
Thursday during a joint press conference with his Latvian counterpart.

Speaking about results of Armenian President’s recent visit, Nalbandian
said Sargsyan’s fourth trip to France was effective. He held meetings
with President Hollande, Premier, heads of Senate and National Assembly
and with the representative of parliamentary friendship groups. The
delegation also visited Lyon where President met with the members of
the Armenian community and local businessmen.

Nalbandian recalled France is Armenia’s second largest trade partner
with 155 French companies functioning in Armenia. The Minister said
Armenia is interested in development of decentralized cooperation,
adding that Hollande’s visit will give an impetus to bilateral ties.

From: Baghdasarian