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President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed joint statements

03.09.2013

 

Joint Statement on the results of the visit of the President of the Republic of Armenia to the Russian Federation

 

Moscow, September 3, 2013

 

At the invitation of the President of the Russian Federatoin V. Putin, the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on September 3, 2013 conducted a working visit to the Russian Federation.


S. Sargsyan and V. Putin noted with satisfaction the positive dynamics of the Armenian-Russian cooperation in the political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian, military and technical areas and reiterated their commitment to the August 29, 1997 Agreement on Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance signed between the Republic of Armenia and Russian Federation and principles enshrined in the September 26, 2006 Declaration of the Republic of Armenia and Russian Federation on allied partnership.

During the negotiations, the leaders of the two countries discussed comprehensively the current stage of the allied cooperation, its perspectives, and issues related to the cooperation in the foreign policy area.

The Presidents of the Republic of Armenia and Russian Federation stated their commitment to the exclusively peaceful means for the resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, in the format of a joint work with the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, based on the indivisible principles of non-use or threat to use force, territorial integrity of the states, equal rights and self-determination of people.

In the context of joint efforts aimed at the maintenance of regional stability and security, the parties noted their mutual readiness to further strengthen cooperation in the political-military and military-technical areas and improve that cooperation.

Through a separate statement, the Presidents of the two countries reiterated the resolve of Armenia and Russia to develop economic integration processes in the Eurasian area.

The two countries stated their readiness to modernize and diversify the Armenian economy and reach practical implementation of the joint programs aimed at the enforcement of the energy security of the country.

The Presidents of Armenia and Russia noted the importance of the extension of the operational activities of the currently functioning Armenian NPS and of the project for the construction of a new nuclear power station. Agreement was reached that Russia will supply Armenia with energy resources.

The leaders of Armenia and Russia stressed the importance of continued efforts aimed the implementation of joint programs related to infrastructure, including building of railroad communications, as well as new logistics and communication routes.

Stressed was the importance of the full and consistent implementation of the long term program of economic cooperation between the Republic of Armenia and Russian Federation till 2020. With this regard the relevant agencies of the two countries were assigned with corresponding directives.


President of the Republic of Armenia S. Sargsyan

President of the Russian Federation V. Putin

 

 

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Joint Statement of the Presidents of Armenia and Russia

 

Moscow, September 3, 2013

As a result of the negotiations held in Moscow on September 3, 2013 the President of the Republic of Armenia S. Sargsyan and President of the Russian Federation V. Putin confirmed the objective of further developing economic integration processes in the Eurasian area.

In that context, the President of the Republic of Armenia S. Sargsyan announced the decision of the Republic of Armenia to join the Customs Union and to take necessary steps toward that end, and later to participate in the formation of the Eurasian economic union.

The President of the Russian Federation V. Putin expressed his support for the aforementioned decision of the Republic of Armenia and stated readiness of the Russian side to comprehensively assist the Republic of Armenia in that process.

 

President of the Republic of Armenia S. Sargsyan

President of the Russian Federation V. Putin

 

 

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