President Serzh Sargsyan today received the delegation of the participants of the 16th session of the Council of Heads of Migration Authorities of CIS states headed by the Director of the RF Federal Migration Service Konstantin Romodanovsky, President’s Press Office reported.
The president welcomed the fact of holding the session in Yerevan and wished the CIS Council of Heads of Migration Authorities success. Serzh Sargsyan attached great importance to cooperating in the migration sector and expressed the hope that the decisions to be made at this session will have a positive impact on regulating migration processes in the CIS territory. He underscored that states can be more effective in dealing with migration issues by combing their efforts.
The interlocutors agreed that migration is a complex phenomenon conditioned by countless factors whose regulation and management is a science requiring certain professional knowledge. Konstantin Romodanovsky assured that for many years now, the council has been carrying out effective professional work in an atmosphere of openness and frank dialogue maintaining close ties with corresponding authorities of Armenia. He presented the activity of the council and the issues put on the agenda of the 16th regular session to the Armenian President and underscored that the activities of the council are targeted at systemizing collaboration in the sphere of migration policy, dealing with the existing issues and provide people with fair working and living conditions in the host country.
Konstantin Romodanovsky noted with satisfaction that Armenia has joined all CIS documents on migration and has been actively and constructively involved in integration processes.