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20.12.2017
Press Conference of EU-Armenia PCC Co-Chairs Held
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On December 20, the press conference of the Co-Chairs of the EU-Armenia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (PCC) Armen Ashotyan and Sajjad Karim was held in the parliament.

Armen Ashotyan informed that the items discussed at the 17th Meeting of the EU-Armenia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee related to democracy, human fundamental freedoms, the constitutional reforms made in our country, the problems of regional security, the Armenian-Turkish relations, the Artsakh problem settlement, the provisions of the draft law on Prevention of Violence in the Family, the Protection of the Persons Subjected to Violence in the Family and Restoration of Solidarity in the Family.

As a result of two-day discussions a statement was adopted which, according to the speakers, not only records the past and the present of the EU-Armenia relations, but also gives first priorities of development which stem from the top priorities of cooperation between the two parliaments.

“This Meeting is evidently historical, as it was convened after signing of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement,” Armen Ashotyan noted.

“With regards to the NK problem at the Meeting it was recorded that the problem should be solved exclusively through peaceful negotiations – within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmanship,” the Speaker underlined.

On behalf of the European Parliament, the Co-Chair of the European Union-Armenia PCC Sajjad Karim expressed his gratitude for organizing the works of the 17th Meeting at high level and highlighted the frame of the discussed issues.

Sajjad Karim is full of hope that the relations between the two parliaments would develop.

“The signed Agreement contains financial assistance for implementing different programmes. We have traditionally worked more for more principle which brings with it some conditions and in that aspect it is necessary to show to Armenia that it has distinct progress in the spheres which we have indicated and agreed by both sides. There is desire of Armenia in them as a self-sovereign state, to develop its own future. The European Union is ready to show appropriate assistance to that process,” Sajjad Karim noted.

The speakers also answered the journalists’ questions.


20.12.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Ambassador of the United Kingdom to RA
On December 20, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Armenia Judith Margareth Farnworth.The Head of the parliament highly assessed the implementation of the programme directed to t...

20.12.2017
Ara Babloyan Visits Arsenal in the Territory of the National Assembly
On December 20, on National Security Employee Day, the RA NA President Ara Babloyan visited the arsenal repaired recently of the sub-division providing the security of the parliament: the National Security Patrol Guard Service. Ara Babloyan took a tour in the territory and got acquainted with the co...

20.12.2017
Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs Held
On December 20, at the sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs moderated by Hakob Hakobyan debated the legislative package on Amending the RA Family Code, on Amending the RA Code on Administrative Infringements, on Amending the RA Civil Procedure Code, on Amending t...

20.12.2017
EU-Armenia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee Ends Work
On December 20, the EU-Armenia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (PCC) continued the work of the 17th Meeting.The RA NA deputy Aghvan Vardanyan presented to the European colleagues the NK conflict settlement, the issues concerning the current state of Armenia-Turkey relations and the regional rece...

20.12.2017
Parliament Continues Work of Extraordinary Sitting
On December 20, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the extraordinary sitting and by voting passed all legislative initiatives debated on the previous day.The deputies continued debating in the second reading the draft law on Amending and Making Addendum to the RA Tax Code, on which the C...



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