ArmInfo. The Czech Republic has a lot to offer Armenia in terms of economic ties. Newly appointed Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Armenia Bedrich Kopecky said this at a press conference in Yerevan on November 7, according to him, cooperation can be developed in such serious areas as ecology, waste processing, transportation, energy, including and nuclear, nanotechnology and much more.
Kopetsky also believes that Armenia has a lot to offer the Czech Republic as well. Inter-university cooperation would be useful. "Just yesterday, an agreement on cooperation was signed between the Abovyan Pedagogical University of Armenia and the South-Czech University. So, there is potential," the Ambassador said.
To clarify the journalists if Armenia's membership in the Eurasian Economic Union could adversely affect Armenian-European relations, the Ambassador said that it is theoretically possible, for example, there may be delays with trade regulations due to different quality standards and technical regulations, however how it will be in fact, it is difficult for him to say.
The diplomat also refused to answer the question regarding the Armenian-Russian relations and the Rossi factor in the region, emphasizing that this is exclusively in the competence of Yerevan and Moscow, and certainly not the Czech embassy.