Armenian Acting Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan received Karel Schwarzenberg, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Czech Republic.
“I’m confident that your visit will give new impetus to the reinforcement of relations between the two countries,” Tigran Sargsyan said, attaching special importance to the Armenian-Czech forum held in Yerevan on April 11.
The interlocutors underlined the necessity of establishment of business ties, which will contribute to the expansion of perspectives of Armenian-Czech economic cooperation.
Karel Schwarzenberg noted that his country attached great importance to the deepening of ties with Armenia and underlined that there are no political disputes between the two countries.
Touching upon the process of Armenia’s European integration, Tigran Sargsyan expressed gratitude to the Czech side for the support on that path. Karel Schwarzenberg said in turn, that his country is ready to maintain its contribution to the reforms implemented in Armenia within the framework of the European Neighborhood Policy.
The Armenian Acting Prime Minister informed that Armenia-EU negotiations on the Association Agreement, particularly the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area, continue, and the parties are doing their best to complete the talks before the Vilnius summit in November.
The interlocutors referred to the perspectives of development of cooperation in the fields of Information Technologies and other branches of economy.