Russian Prime Minister begins talks with Armenia

Armenia Materials 1 December 2006 16:11 (UTC +04:00)

(Itar-Tass) - - A visit of Armenian Prime Minister Andranik Margaryan will become a milestone in the development of ties between Russia and Armenia, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov said opening talks with his Armenian counterpart, reports Trend.

I'm pleased with the opportunity to discuss issues of Russian-Armenian cooperation, Fradkov said. I know that the chief aim of your visit is participate in the closing ceremony of the Year of Armenia in Russia due to held in St. Petersburg. In Moscow, You also have a saturated programme.

Fradkov offered to discuss topical problems focussing first of all on trade and economic ties.

For his part, Andranik Margaryan expressed confidence that the Year of Armenia has promoted the intensification of the political and economic dialogue and made it possible to expand bilateral interaction.