January 8, 2014 - 16:14 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Peruvian Foreign Minister Eda Rivas and her Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian met in Lima, to discuss the prospect of a free trade agreement between the two countries, Bernama reports.
Other topics discussed at the meeting were the establishment of a political consultation mechanism and the mutual waiver of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic, service, and special passports.
The two ministers talked about the appointment of honorary consuls in both countries and Peru's interest in signing a free trade agreement with the Customs Union, formed by Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan and to be joined by Armenia soon.
Nalbandian arrived in Lima on Monday, Jan 6, as Armenia's first foreign minister to visit Peru since the two nations established diplomatic relations in 1992.
During his stay, Nalbandian also met with the head of the Peruvian Congress' Committee on Foreign Affairs, Martin Belaunde Moreyra.