Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, in spite of the rapid development of bilateral relations, intend to bring cooperation to a higher level, RIA Novosti reported.
During the summit, the Russian leader reminded that this is the second visit of Serzh Sargsyan to Moscow.
"I am very pleased that our countries are rapidly developing relations. In all areas, contact is very frequent. Through the parliament, government, business structures. In this regard we have economic results," - Putin said.
He noted that the trade turnover between the two countries exceeds 23 percent.
"Russia is the biggest trade partner of Armenia. These trends continue," Putin said.
For its part, Sargsyan said that relations between the two countries are based on ancient traditions of friendship and brotherhood between the two nations.
"I am confident that this relationship will continue to develop in line with the understanding, according to the agreement on friendship, cooperation and understanding," Sargsyan said.
He stressed that Armenia values these relations and will do everything possible to develop them.
"For us it is a priority ... However, there are issues that need to be solved so that our relations are raised to a higher level. And that is why I came to Moscow," Sargsyan concluded.