Delegation of the European Commission in Armenia
Yesterday the RA Foreign Minister Edvard Nalbandian received the delegation of the European Commission heading Gunnar Wiegand, European Commission Directorate on Eastern Europe, Southern Caucasus and Central Asian Republics, informs the press service of the RA Foreign Ministry.
The Minister mentioned that the relations with the EU are primary for Armenia and Armenia is willing to develop the mutual cooperation with EU.
They have had a detailed discussion about the Armenia – EU cooperation. They have discussed also issues concerning the realization of the EU “Eastern Partnership” program. In this context the Foreign Minister of Armenia has stressed this new format of cooperation has a great potential and Armenia is tend to take part in the program actively.
Gunnar Wiegand presented to Edvard Nalbandian the results of the 10th session of the EU cooperation committee.
The two have discussed the ways of easing the procedure of receiving license and the activities undertaken for signing the free trade agreement. Gunnar Wiegand has informed that a decision has been accepted to present a project of signing an agreement of association with other countries of Southern Caucasus.
Edvard Nalbandian has highly appreciated the work of the group of the EU advisers in Armenia, and has hoped that that project will influence the realization of the improvements in the legislative, executive and judicial systems.
By the request of the guests Minister Nalbandian has presented the process of regulation of Armenian – Turkish relations, as well as the last developments of Artsakh issue.