Armenia close to signing Association Agreement with EU – NSC chief

Armenia close to signing Association Agreement with EU – NSC chief

PanARMENIAN.Net - By the end of 2013, Armenia will be close to signing Association Agreement with EU, National Security Council secretary said.

According to Artur Baghdasaryan, 3 days ago a new Armenia-EU roadmap was released, containing joint actions by the parties. “The roadmap gives positive assessment to Armenia-conducted reforms, with Yerevan to be coming close to signing the Association Agreement by the end of 2013.”

In July 2010, Armenia and EU launched negotiations on Association Agreement to replace current partnership and cooperation deal.

The Agreement aims to strengthen Armenia-EU ties in a number of sectors as well as in foreign policy, democracy, economic integration, energy and travel issues.

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