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Karina Manukyan

In 2020, Valentina Matvienko will pay an official visit to Armenia

In 2020, Valentina Matvienko will pay an official visit to Armenia

ArmInfo. On November 21 in St.  Petersburg, on the sidelines of the CIS Inter parliamentary Assembly,  the Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met  with the Head of the Council of the Federation of the Federal  Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko. This was  reported by the press service of the parliament.

During the meeting, Matvienko noted with satisfaction that  Armenian-Russian relations are actively developing, not only in a  bilateral format, but also within the framework of the EAEU. She also  pointed out the importance of cooperation in the educational field,  including in the aspect of economic cooperation between the two  countries.

Touching upon the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Matvienko emphasized the  importance of dialogue between the parties, as well as the absence of  aggressive rhetoric. For his part, Mirzoyan pointed out that active  development is taking place in the allied relations between Armenia  and Russia, which is also facilitated by inter-parliamentary  relations.

Speaking about the Karabakh conflict, the NA Speaker noted the  position of the Prime Minister of Armenia, according to which the  solution of the problem should be acceptable for the peoples of  Armenia, Artsakh and Azerbaijan. At the same time, it was emphasized  that the Azerbaijani side also made a similar statement.

The parties touched upon the cooperation of parliamentarians of the  two countries. It was agreed that next year Matvienko will pay an  official visit to Armenia.

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