Armenian President, European FMs discuss bilateral relations

Armenian President, European FMs discuss bilateral relations

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan met with foreign ministers of Poland, Sweden and Bulgaria.

President Sargsyan stressed the importance of EU countries’ involvement and support in deepening of Armenia-EU cooperation.

Strengthening of partnership in Eastern Partnership (EaP) project was further discussed, with parties hailing the development of the relations. Armenia’s progress in RA-EU Association Agreement talks was mutually stressed, with Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade. Agreements (DCFTA) in progress.

Regional issues and challenges, as well as Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement were further discussed, presidential press service reported.

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