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Nikol Pashinyan, Sergey Kopirkin discuss furtherance of Armenian-Russian relations


Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Armenia Sergey Kopirkin.

The Prime Minister congratulated the Ambassador on his appointment and expressed confidence that the Armenian-Russian relations will continue to deepen and strengthen through close cooperation with the Government of Armenia. Nikol Pashinyan underscored that the friendly and allied relations between Armenia and Russia have ushered in a new stage of development and assured that his government is keen to develop multifaceted interactions with the Russian side.

The head of the Armenian government stressed the importance of effective cooperation in the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Collective Security Treaty Organization, which could help address the existing problems and increase the effectiveness of integration processes.

Sergey Kopirkin assured that he would spare no effort to give new impetus to the ongoing cooperation between the two brotherly and friendly nations. Bearing in mind that the Armenian-Russian relations are deeply rooted in history, the Ambassador said he could see great responsibility in his new mission and went on to assure that he was ready to actively cooperate with the Armenian government in order to strengthen the ties between the two countries.

During the meeting, the parties took the opportunity to discuss a number of issues high on the agenda of Armenian-Russian relations.

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