Austria to support Armenia in launch of visa liberalization dialogue with EU
18:20, 25 October, 2019
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 25, ARMENPRESS. Speaker of Parliament of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan on October 24 met with Speaker of the National Council (lower house of parliament) of Austria Wolfgang Sobotka in Strasbourg, the Parliament told Armenpress.
Speaker Mirzoyan congratulated on the first session of the new parliament of Austria and expressed hope that it will continue to strengthen and deepen the friendly ties with the Armenian Parliament. The meeting touched upon the necessity to boost the inter-parliamentary cooperation, including within the friendship groups.
Coming to the ratification of the Armenia-EU Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement, Ararat Mirzoyan expressed hope that the Austrian Parliament will ratify the CEPA as soon as possible, and in response Wolfgang Sobotka assured that there is no obstacle for ratifying the agreement.
The Armenian Speaker of Parliament expressed hope that Austria will provide its political support to the launch of visa liberalization dialogue with the EU.
Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan