Russia undertakes obligation to help modernize Armenian economy: Baghdasaryan
YEREVAN, September 9. /ARKA/. Russia undertook an obligation to contribute to diversification and modernization of Armenian economy, Armenia’s national Security Council secretary Artur Baghdasaryan told reporters Friday, in commenting the outcome of the meeting between Armenian and Russian presidents in Moscow on September 3.
According to Baghdasaryan, this implies new economic projects in Armenia.
“Very soon you will see certain major economic programs that have been agreed about”, the Security Council secretary said.
Baghdasaryan also said regular Armenia-Russia consultations on military industry will be held in Yerevan on October 1-3, where the achievements in the filed will be reported.
The Security Council secretary said Armenia’s accession to the customs union is beneficial to local producers as main part of them are exporting their products to Russia. It is mainly copper ore and concentrate that is being exported to the EU, he said.
Tuesday, after the meeting of Russian and Armenian presidents Vladimir Putin and Serzh Sargsyan, a statement was made saying Armenia intends to access the customs union. –0--