YEREVAN, April 23. / ARKA /. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan will leave April 24 for the Czech Republic on a working visit, his press service reported today.
It said the president will leave for the Czech Republic after paying tribute to the memory of 1.5 million Armenians killed in the 1915 genocide committed by the government of the Ottoman Turkey.
In the Czech Republic Sargsyan will participate in a high-level meeting dedicated to the fifth anniversary of the Eastern Partnership Program. He will deliver a speech at the summit.
The Eastern Partnership (EaP) is an initiative of the European Union governing its relationship with the post-Soviet states of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine, intended to provide a venue for discussions of trade, economic strategy, travel agreements, and other issues between the EU and its eastern neighbors.
The project was initiated by Poland and a subsequent proposal was prepared in co-operation with Sweden. -0-