YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Prime Minister Andranik Margarian of Armenia and Prime Minister Anushavan Danielian of Karabakh have signed an agreement on cooperation. The agreement stresses the need for further developing legal–economic and cultural ties between the two countries. A joint coordinating commission has been set up to oversee the fulfillment of the program.
Karabakh President Arkady Ghoukasian said the document opens vast opportunities for deepening and developing cooperation between the two countries. According to the Ghoukasian–Karabakh is still a risk zone and it is important that living conditions of the population improve–new jobs be created–and normal economic development be ensured.
The head of the Armenian government gave assurances that from now on the government of Armenia would give all the necessary assistance to Karabakh in order to restore its economy.
He positively assessed the work done by both sides during the year and hoped that it would be possible to implement the program of cooperation through combined efforts. Karabakh Prime Minister Anushavan Danielian–pointing out the political and economic significance of the document. According to him–everything will be done to make sure the schedule is not broken and all points of the agreement are fulfilled.