PM Pashinyan receives Russian Deputy PM Overchuk
Today, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexei Overchuk.
Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Mher Grigoryan and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Armenia Sergey Kopirkin participated in the meeting. The interdepartmental delegation headed by the Russian Deputy Prime Minister is in Yerevan within the framework of the session of the Armenian-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation.
Welcoming the guests, Prime Minister Pashinyan highlighted the holding of the 20th session of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation between the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation and wished success to the work of the Commission.
The Russian Deputy Prime Minister thanked for the reception and emphasized that the bilateral contacts have been quite intensive this year: a number of business missions, representatives of the Russian business visited Armenia, who are greatly interested in working in Armenia.
Nikol Pashinyan and Alexei Overchuk discussed issues related to the agenda of the Armenian-Russian cooperation and economic relations. The interlocutors referred to the volumes of bilateral trade turnover of 2021 and noted with satisfaction the growth in that direction. The sides highlighted joint efforts aimed at developing trade and economic, investment cooperation, and the full realization of the existing potential in the sphere.
The parties exchanged views on the prospects for the restoration of transport communications in the South Caucasus and the activities of the trilateral working group headed by the Deputy Prime Ministers of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan.