Wednesday, July 18 2018 18:11
Ani Mshetsyan

President of Armenian Parliament and member of German Bundestag  discussed prospects of cooperation 

President of Armenian Parliament and member of German Bundestag  discussed prospects of cooperation 

ArmInfo. President of Armenian  Parliament Ara Babloyan received and member of German Bundestag,  Deputy Chairman of parliamentary friendship group Germany-South  Caucasus, Chairman of German-Armenian forum Albert Weiler.

As press service of Parliament informed, Babloyan highly appreciated  his efforts and consistent work both for enriching bilateral  relations agenda and for international recognition of Armenian  Genocide and conduct of pro-Armenian activities. The Head of  legislative body expressed assurance that Armenian- German  cooperation will develop and  expand in future.

Referring to events in Armenia, President of Parliament noted that  National Assembly of Armenia assists all those processes, which are  necessary for statehood building  and development of society.   ''Armenia in terms of  development of democracy differs from a number  countries in the region'', Babloyan mentioned and expressed concern  related to accumulation of Azerbaijani armed forces on Karabakh-  Azerbaijani Line of contact and Nakhijevan district of border with  Armenia. According to President of Parliament if Azerbaijani side  launches aggressive actions, it will put an end democracy both in  Armenia an in entire region creating the most serious threats to  further stable development.  Babloyan confirmed that Nagorno-Karabakh  conflict should be settled exclusively within OSCE Minsk Group  Co-chairmanship.

In his turn Weiler stressed the importance of further development and  deepening of Armenian-German  ties in a number of sectors  in this  issue especially highlighting  the role mutual visits on various  levels. The MP welcomed  the fact of  peaceful  settlement  of recent  developments in Armenia, which  in his words were positively assessed  on international platform. Touching upon reforms of electoral   legislation  of Armenia Weiler  expressed readiness  to assist  this  process and exchange experience, which was accepted with satisfaction  by the President of National Assembly. According to German MP reforms  of the Electoral Code  should be  carried out  without hurry and be  sustainable in the future. In this context Babloyan mentioned that   our country needs constructive reforms.

During the meeting other issues were also discussed related to  deepening of Armenian-German relations.

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