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Naira Badalian

Decision approving the List of Arbitrators provided for in the  EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement was signed in Brussels

Decision approving the List of Arbitrators provided for in the  EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement was signed in Brussels

ArmInfo. Following the results of the second meeting of the RA-EU Trade Partnership Committee under the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the European Union, held on October 17 in  Brussels, a decision was signed to approve the List of Arbitrators.

As the press service of the Ministry of Economy of Armenia reports,  Functional conclusions on issues discussed during the meeting were  also approved.

The meeting is co-chaired by the Deputy Minister of Economy of the  Republic of Armenia Varos Simonyan on the Armenian side and Pedros  Surmelis, Head of the European Commission's General Directorate of  Trade, European Department.  During the meeting, the parties  discussed measures to be implemented within the framework of trade  cooperation within the framework of the Comprehensive and Enhanced  Partnership Agreement of the RA- EU, and relevant roadmaps in the  following areas: trade in goods, customs, technical barriers to  trade, sanitary and phytosanitary events, trade in services,  rationale and electronic commerce, current payments and capital  flows, intellectual property, public procurement, trade and  sustainable development, competition rents, transparency, dispute  resolution.

The processes related to the protection of the Champagne and Brandy  trademarks, as enshrined in Article 237 of the Agreement, the  implementation of the provisions of the Agreement and further work in  this direction, as well as the results of the Armenia-EU Subcommittee  on Geographical Indications and the agreements reached were also  discussed.

The agenda also included issues related to development in the field  of trade and investment, EU monitoring in the framework of the GSP +  preferential trade regime, new opportunities for implementing the  Agreement, cooperation within the WTO, as well as other issues of  Armenia-EU bilateral cooperation.

To recall that on November 24, 2017, the Comprehensive and Enhanced  Partnership Agreement was concluded between the Republic of Armenia  and the European Union, the main provisions of which temporarily  entered into force on June 1, 2018.

According to Article 240 of the Agreement, a Subcommittee on  Geographical Indications was created, the meetings of which are held  at least once a year on the basis of a preliminary bilateral  agreement. The Partnership Committee was established under Article  363 of the Agreement. Meetings are held at least once a year on the  basis of a preliminary bilateral agreement.

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