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 Thursday, October 19 2017 15:57
Marianna Mkrtchyan

Nalbandian: Armenia intends to extend  overall cooperation with EU in  all fields provoking bilateral interest

Nalbandian: Armenia intends to extend  overall cooperation with EU in  all fields provoking bilateral interest

ArmInfo.Armenia-EU relations are one of the main directions of the Armenian foreign  policy. On October 19, during his speech at the fourth Assembly of Armenians of Europe, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian stated.

The Armenian Minister stressed that Armenia has developed close  contacts with the European Union, and it intends to expand  comprehensive cooperation in all areas of mutual interest. " EU is  providing valuable assistance to the reforms implemented in our  country, contributing to Yerevan's efforts for permanent development  in such areas as the rule of law and the protection of human rights,  the strengthening of democratic institutions, the improvement of the  judicial system." I would like to highlight our cooperation in the  context of elections in April this year ", the Armenian minister said  and added that the EU assistance also covers different spheres of the  economy, including energy, transport, agriculture and other.

According to him, several of these areas are of regional importance,  for example, the modernization of the checkpoint on the  Armenian-Georgian border and the construction of high-voltage  electric lines.  Nalbandyan noted that active cooperation is  developing in such areas as education, innovation, science and  culture, including through such programs as Horizon 2020, Erasmus +,  negotiations on Creative Europe projects and of the common aviation  zone.

"I would like to note that the agreement between Armenia and the EU  on a comprehensive and expanded partnership has been summarized and  initialed, signing the agreement can be one of the most important  achievements of the Brussels Eastern Partnership Summit scheduled for  November in Brussels, I would also like to note the importance of  starting a dialogue on the liberalization of the visa regime between  Armenia and the EU, which is one of the commitments set forth in the  Declaration of the Riga Summit of the Eastern Partnership, which is  very important from the point of view of strengthening contacts  between people move ", - concluded Nalbandian. 

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