On June 20, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received Joris Poschet, the member of the Belgian Senate.
Welcoming Joris Poschet in the RA National Assembly, Ara Babloyan has noted that the Armenian-Belgian relations are developing year by year, strengthening the friendship between the two peoples. Touching upon the relations existing between Armenia and Belgium, Ara Babloyan has stated that they have a great potential for development, but the mutually beneficial cooperation is not completely manifested.
The RA NA Speaker has highlighted the activities of the parliamentary Friendship Groups and has noted that Armenia-Belgium Friendship Group has been functioning in the National Assembly since 2000, and soon a new Group will be formed in the newly elected parliament.
Ara Babloyan expressed his gratitude for the Resolution adopted on the Armenian Genocide centenary, noting that the Armenian Genocide recognition process by Belgium was accomplished.
In his word Ara Babloyan has stated that Armenia is going along the path of democracy development, having as a guideline fight corruption, freedom of speech and protection of human rights.
Thanking the RA NA Speaker for the reception, the member of the Belgian Senate Joris Poschet congratulated Ara Babloyan on being elected Speaker of the RA National Assembly. Mr Poschet noted that in the morning he visited Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex and was impressed by the nation, who surv iving the Genocide, having moral weight in the world, today is fighting for the protection of human rights and democracy. In Joris Poschet’s word, the Armenian people’s passed path will be an impetus for being established and fighting.