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Georgy Boos believes in development of trade, economy and culture cooperation with Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - The main purpose of the visit of Kaliningrad delegation to Armenia is establishing trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation, the governor of RF Kaliningrad region Georgy Boos told a press conference in Yerevan.

Stating that 15 000 Armenians live in Kaliningrad region today, Mr. Boos emphasized, that it is important to enable the Armenian community to preserve cultural and historical traditions and ties with their motherland.

Among the spheres of potential cooperation between Armenia and Kaliningrad region the governor mentioned tourism, processing industry, fishing, jewelry, as well as agriculture processing. The trade turnover between Armenia and Kaliningrad region will increase soon after the visit of Kaliningrad delegation to Armenia, Mr. Boos said. Trade with Armenia is currently less than 1 per cent in foreign trade of the region.

On Friday, June 19, the delegation from the westernmost part of Russia will visit Genocide Memorial to pay tribute to the memory of Armenian Genocide victims. Besides, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II will receive the Supreme Patriarch of the province. On the same day, Slavonic University students will have meet with the governor of Kaliningrad region; then the most inventive students from Kaliningrad and Yerevan will split up into KVN teams to compete with each other.
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