Armenian parliament speaker Ararat Mirzoyan has met with his Russian counterpart Vyacheslav Volodin, who is in Armenia within the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly events.
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STEPANAKERT, NOVEMBER 5, ARTSAKHPRESS: During the meeting Mirzoyan said that “this is a significant event because this is the first time that an outgoing plenary session of the CSTO parliamentary Assembly is taking place in Armenia”, the parliament’s press service said.
Speaker Mirzoyan noted that the CSTO PA is one of the productive arenas for making consensus decisions and solving agenda items. He said that the Armenian delegation is actively and coherently working in the CSTO PA, is always carrying out important expert works.
Speaking about bilateral relations, Mirzoyan stressed that Armenia and Russia are strategic allies and are carrying out numerous economic projects. Speaker Mirzoyan said Armenia highly values the development of parliamentary diplomacy.
Speaker Volodin thanked Mirzoyan for the warm reception and highlighted inter-parliamentary cooperation, as well as partnership in different international platforms.
He stressed that the Russian-Armenian friendly relations have deep roots. He stressed that a number of important agenda items will be discussed within the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly to be held on Tuesday.