On September 21, Edward Nalbandian, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, had a meeting with Michael B. Christides, the Secretary General of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).
Congratulating Foreign Minister Nalbandian on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Independence of Armenia, the BSEC Secretary General commended Armenia’s active engagement within the Organization he presides over.
Expressing his gratitude to the BSEC Secretary General, Edward Nalbandian noted that Armenia attaches big importance to multilateral cooperation in the framework of the Organization in the areas of transport, energy, telecommunications and information technologies.
Edward Nalbandian and Michael B. Christides discussed the primary directions of collaboration within the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, as well as issues related to institutional reforms of the Organization.
A reference was made to the implementation of the BSEC new economic agenda – the 2015/17 Action Plan and the increase of effectiveness of the Organization aimed at the development of regional economic cooperation.