Yerevan for counteraction with EU not conflicting with its membership in Customs Union
YEREVAN, September 9. /ARKA/. Yerevan is ready to continue its counteraction with the European Union in different directions to the extent it will be acceptable to the EU and will not be conflicting with Armenia’s membership in the Customs Union, Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandyan said at his meeting with his Lithuanian counterpart Linas Linkevichus Saturday.
Tuesday, after the meeting of Russian and Armenian presidents Vladimir Putin and Serzh Sargsyan, a statement was made saying Armenia intends to join the customs union and participate later in formation of the Eurasian economic union.
The ministers discussed issues related to Armenia’s decision to join the customs union and further development of Armenia-EU relations in this pretext, the press office of Armenian foreign ministry reports.
The ministers agreed the achievements made in development of the relations between Armenia and the European Union should be used to further advance the counteraction. –0--