YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)– Armenian National Assembly Chairman Khosrov Haroutiunian recently received an invitation from the Speaker of the French Senate to attend a colloquium on economic relations in the Caucuses. Also attending the meeting will be parliamentary leaders from Azerbaijan and Georgia
The meeting between France and the three Caucasian countries is to be held in Paris this September. Haroutiunian hoped for a thorough dialogue on subjects of mutual interest which will work to build confidence in the region and hold out new prospects for economic cooperation. Haroutiunian praised France’s efforts to bring peace to the Caucasus–describing the September meeting–to be patronized by French president Jacques Chirac–as more proof of this.