YEREVAN, September 11. /ARKA/. Armenia remains steadfast in its determination to continue integrating in Europe and implementing reforms, Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said Wednesday as met with his Belgian counterpart, Elio Di Rupo, in China where the Armenian premier traveled to attend the World Economic Forum 2013.
Sargsyan expressed hope that Belgium will support Armenia in its efforts to integrate in Europe.
According to the press office of the Armenian government, the prime ministers described their countries’ economic things to each other and outlined plans for the future.
Elio Di Rupo told the Armenian premier that signs of stabilization have already emerged in Europe’s economy.
The Belgian and Armenian prime ministers also discussed bilateral cooperation. In particular, they spoke about the accelerator created under Belgium’s support for the oncology center that is being constructed now in Yerevan.
On October 7, 2010, the Armenian government approved a draft agreement to borrow €5,800,000 from Belgium’s KBC BANK NV for acquiring a cyclotron radionuclide accelerator as part of a program of the establishment of a nuclear medicine and oncology center. The construction of the center was estimated to cost €30-million. ---0----