ArmInfo. On November 6, a meeting of the Armenian-Russian interparliamentary commission was held in Gyumri. In particular, Ambassador of Armenia to the Russian Federation Vardan Toghanyan, Ambassador of Russia to the RA Sergey Kopyrkin, Deputy Head of the Federation Council Yuri Vorobyov, the Vice- Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Alen Simonyan took part in the meeting.
During the event, questions were raised of the development of relations in the context of the Eurasian Economic Union, the creation of a common energy market, as well as the harmonization of national legislations within the EAEU. The meeting participants expressed satisfaction with the current level of development of the Armenian- Russian relations, including in the political and economic spheres. In particular, Vorobyov noted the significant contribution of Armenia to the strengthening of the EAEU, pointing out with satisfaction the strength of the position of the Russian language in the republic.
According to him, cooperation between the two countries is carried out in all areas of mutual interest. Pointing to the absence of obstacles in trade and economic relations, Vorobyov noted that during the period of the Armenian presidency in the EAEU, a number of important steps were taken towards strengthening this organization.
For his part, Simonyan, noting the impressive level of military assistance rendered by Armenia to Russia, pointed out that relations between the two countries are based on friendship and mutual respect. As was emphasized, there is a high level of political and humanitarian dialogue, and the holding of such meetings can give a new impetus to inter-parliamentary cooperation.