Kocharian Praises CIS Moscow Summit

MOSCOW–YEREVAN (Itar-Tass–Noyan Tapan)–President Robert Kocharian on Wednesday highly praised the results of Tuesday’s summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States in Moscow.

Speaking about his meeting with Azeri President Haydar Aliyev–Kocharian said that both leaders "have understanding that the negotiating process should be resumed–and the presidents should take serious decisions."

"We will continue the dialogue with Haydar Aliyev in Davos–this meeting will be held in two or three days–we will try to reinvigorate this process," he said.

"I do not want to forecast the results" of the meeting–he added.

Kocharian will leave for Davos on January 27 to participate in the annual World Economic Forum. The Armenian delegation will include Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanian–Minister of Industry and Trade Karen Chshmaritian–President’s Senior Economic Advisor Vahram Nersissiants–Deputy Minister of Energy Karen Galustian–and other officials.

During his visit to Davos–the Armenian president is scheduled to hold meetings with leaders of different countries and heads of international economic organizations–including the presidents of Azerbaijan–Argentina and Slovakia–the UN Secretary General–and the President of the World Bank. Kocharian will also hold meetings with representatives of the business community.


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