Armenian, Peruvian FMs discuss free trade agreement

Armenian, Peruvian FMs discuss free trade agreement

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.

Related links:
 Top stories
Catholicos of the Holy See of the Great House of Cilicia, is currently on a Pontifical visit to the Eastern United States.
The camp is among the most symbolically significant of Armenian community properties unlawfully seized by the state.
“In 1915, women and men, young and old, they lost their lives, their families, and their homes,” the letter says.
Forty Iraqi Kurdistan members of parliament signed under the bill, which calls for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
Partner news