Armenian president, Georgian premier discuss economic cooperation prospects
YEREVAN, June 20. /ARKA/. Armenia’ president Serzh Sargsyan discussed the great potential for Armenia-Georgia economic cooperation with Georgia’s premier Irakly Garibashvili during his visit to Georgia, the press office of Armenia’s government reported on Thursday.
The sides agreed bilateral efforts will help further expand mutually advantageous ties in various fields.
Sargsyan and Garibashvili said the two countries made achievements in trade and economic cooperation over the last period and laid groundwork to enhance the cooperation to a new level.
Armenia’s president expressed confidence the coming meeting of the intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation will boost cooperation and facilitate systemizing the turnover growth.
According to ArmStat, Armenia’s foreign trade turnover with Georgia amounted to about $43.7 million in January-April 2014, an increase of 3.7% compared to the same period of the year before.
Documents were signed to develop and deepen the cooperation in the presence of Armenia’s president and Georgia’s premier. In particular, the sides signed the agreement on cooperation in tourism and on exchange of confidential information and mutual protection of confidential information. –0--