Bulgarian PM Meets Armenian President, Parliament Chair

Diplomacy | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 18:50|  views

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov, who is on an official visit to Armenia, met Armenian President Serj Sargsyan and Parliament Speaker Samvel Nikoyan.

The two parties expressed their deep satisfaction at the long-lasting friendly relations between their two countries.

PM Borisov expressed Bulgaria's commitment to aid Armenia in its ongoing process of integration to the European Union.

President Sargsyan accepted Borisov's invitation of a high-ranking government delegation to Bulgaria after elections in Armenia.

"We have to further explore and make most of the many opportunities to develop business relations between the two countries," said Borisov.

Earlier Tuesday, Borisov discussed economic relations between the two countries with Armenian counterpart Tigran Sargsyan.

He added that Armenia and Bulgaria should work towards easing their visa regimes for each other in order to facilitate communication.

As part of his official visit to Armenia, the Bulgarian PM also met Catholicos Karekin II, patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church, in his seat in the city of Echmiadzin.

"Today's visit is a proof of the good relations between the Bulgarian and Armenian churches," stated Patriarch Karekin II.

He further wished PM Borisov many successes and expressed hopes for a deepening of the relations between the two peoples.

As part of his official visit to Armenia Tuesday, Borisov also paid homage to the monument of the Armenian genocide in Yerevan.

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Tags: patriarch, Karekin II, Echmiadzin, Samvel Nikoyan, Serj Sargsyan, Boyko Borisov, European Union, Armenian, Armenia, Armenian Genocide, Yerevan


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