YEREVAN, January 23. /ARKA/. Armenia continued to actively develop its good neighbor relations with Iran and Georgia in 2013, the country’s foreign minister Edward Nalbandyan said at a press conference on the year 2013 results.
People who make statements about problems with these countries, they have problems themselves, the minister said.
The foreign ministry’s annual report for 2013 says Georgia’s premier Bidzina Ivanishvili paid an official visit to Armenia on January 17 2013 and had meetings with Armenia’s president and the premier.
The agreements reached during this visit gave an impetus for deepening bilateral relations, according to the document.
On February 11 Armenia’s foreign minister Edward Nalbandyan visited Georgia; his Georgian counterpart Maya Panjinikidze paid an official visit to Yerevan on April 12, according to the report.
Armenian FM Nalbandyan and minister of energy and natural resources Armen Movsisyan attended Georgian president Georgy Margvelashvili’s swearing-in ceremony on November 17.
During the year 2013, mutual visits were made also by defense ministries of the two countries.
The report says Armenia continued developing mutually advantageous cooperation with Iran in 2013. Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan attended Iranian president Hasan Rouhani’s official inauguration on August 5. Mutual visits of ministers and parliament members of the two countries took place during 2013. –0--