ArmInfo.On May 11, RA NA Deputy Speaker Vahe Enfiajyan met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the RA Kalin Vasilev Anastasov. The press service of the RA NA reports.
The sides highlighted the deepening of the Armenian-Bulgarian bilateral relations, the further development of the inter-parliamentary cooperation and the activation of the trade-economic ties. The regional problems were also touched upon. Speaking about the war unleashed by the Azerbaijani-Turkish tandem, the NA Deputy Speaker expressed hope that during the short period there will be positive changes, and peace will be established. The Ambassador of Bulgaria in his turn has assured that they follow the ongoing processes in the region, expressing hope that the dialogue in the OSCE Minsk Group format.
Vahe Enfiajyan raised the issue of preservation of the Armenian cultural and spiritual monuments in the territories of Artsakh passed under the control of Azerbaijan. In this respect he highlighted the stressed attitude of the international community and friendly countries. Ambassador Kalin Vasilev Anastasov expressed that in the framework of the UNESCO and the OSCE Minsk Group the problems will be fairly solved. The Ambassador thanked the Deputy Speaker for the reception, highly assessing the relations existing between the two countries. He especially underlined the role of the Armenian community of Bulgaria in strengthening of bilateral relations.
The interlocutors affirmed the necessity of cooperation in the sectors of agriculture, newest technologies, transport and the implementation of joint programmes. The sides have underscored the low level of bilateral goods turnover, documenting that the is unused great potential.
To note, according to the Statistical Committee of the Republic of Armenia, the foreign trade turnover between Armenia and Bulgaria in January-March 2021 increased by 10.7%, amounting to $ 56.8 million. % up to $ 4.1million