Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan hosted Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev who has arrived in Armenia on a working visit to attend the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council’s regular meeting in Yerevan.
“Armenia is currently presiding in the Eurasian Economic Union. We are keen to develop our relations within the Eurasian Economic Union as we prioritize Armenia’s participation in the EAEU. Of course, we will do everything to make the Eurasian Economic Union and our membership more effective, and make the organization more attractive, in general,” PM Nikol Pashinyan said.
“Currently Armenia is the presiding country in the Eurasian Economic Union. Indeed, it is important for us to move forward in handling a number of issues on the Eurasian agenda. But on the other hand, this is a good opportunity to discuss our bilateral relations,” Medvedev said, in turn.
He voiced hope that Armenia’s presidency will I be perfectly successful, and our talks, as well as the negotiations of our colleagues will help promote the cooperation between our two countries. Moreover, our countries are allied nations that boast deeply-rooted ties, and I hope – a very good future. Thank you very much for the invitation.”
During the meeting, the interlocutors discussed topical issues related to the Armenian-Russian trade and economic ties and integration-oriented cooperation within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union.