India’s Vice-President to visit Armenia

India’s Vice President Hamid Ansari will embark on a five-day visit to Armenia and Poland from April 24 during which he will hold talks with the top leaders of the two countries on a wide range of issues, PTI News reports.

On the first leg of his visit, Ansari will be in Armenia till April 26. In Armenian capital Yerevan, Ansari will hold discussions with the President Serzh Sargsyan, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan and Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian.

“The visit intends to further strengthen the cordial relations between the two countries, further develop cooperation and partnership on a wide range of issues of shared common interest,” Ministry of External Affairs Secretary (East) Preeti Saran told reporters.

Ansari will also address students and faculty of the Yerevan State University.

“This year marks the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relationship with Armenia and such high level visits will further deepn the relationship between the two countries,” Saran said.

Ansari will leave Yerevan for Warsaw on April 26 for a three-day visit to Poland.

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