YEREVAN, July 4. /ARKA/. The European Parliament voted Wednesday to give its approval to the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between Armenia and the European Union, Armen Ashotsyan, the head of the Armenian National Assembly’s committee on foreign relations, reported on his Facebook page.
As many as 573 members of the parliament voted for the agreement, 50 voted against and 45 abstained.
A related resolution was adopted with 598 votes to 52 and 27 abstentions.
The CEPA was signed on November 24, 2017, at the fifth summit of the EU’s “Eastern Partnership Program” in Brussels. The document will come into force after all 28 EU member states and Armenia ratify it. So far it has been ratified by Armenia, Estonia, Latvia, Poland and Lithuania. -0—