• USD 56.17 -0.23
  • EUR 63.18 -0.14
  • BRENT 53.64

Armenian foreign ministry says alignment with EEU is of strategic importance for Armenia

“I think neither the European Union nor Russia needs its economic relations to be brokered,” Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian said in response to the question by Delo Daily, Slovenia, as to whether Armenia - a member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and a country that enjoys preferential tariff treatment with the EU - can mediate the economic relations of Russia and the EU.

“We are an EEU country and, simultaneously, we have good relations with the European Union countries. If there are any advantages, we will, sure, try to use them for the benefit of Armenia, and our Eurasian and European partners,” the minister said.

The minister believes that the accession to the Eurasian Economic Union is of strategic importance for Armenia.

“It will give us an opportunity to get an easier access to the protected goods markets and to the EEU united services market, to raise investments, create industrial and agricultural cooperatives, get a tax-free access to the resource base, and the transport corridors of the EEU, enjoy facilitated migration policy etc.  I am not an expert in the given field, not an economist, but the advantages are obvious,” the diplomat said.

All news

23.05.2017

22.05.2017

20.05.2017

17.05.2017

16.05.2017

15.05.2017

13.05.2017

11.05.2017

10.05.2017

08.05.2017

04.05.2017

02.05.2017

01.05.2017

29.04.2017

28.04.2017

27.04.2017

25.04.2017

24.04.2017

20.04.2017

19.04.2017

18.04.2017

17.04.2017

15.04.2017

Show more news
Facebook
Twitter
Socials
Information
Press «Like», to read
EurAsia Daily in Facebook
Press «Follow», to read
EurAsia Daily in VK
Thank you, don't show this to me again