YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–The Interparliamentary Commission set up by an agreement signed between the parliamen’s of the Republic of Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic on May 15 held its first joint meeting on Tuesday–September 8. The co-chairmen of the commission are the vice-chairman of the National Assembly of Armenia Albert Bazeyan and his Karabakh counterpart Emma Gabrielian.
Bazeyan pointed out that the commission’s tasks are to coordinate both countries’ legislative bodies–to organize needed interaction between the two parliamen’s as well as to hold discussions with the purpose of working out cooperative approaches to international and regional problems.
A report on the internal political and socio-economic situation in Karabakh was made during the meeting. Also presented were the results of the session of the political commission of the Parliamentary Assembly of the European Union which took place on September 3 in the capital of Slovenia–Lyublyana–where the issue of Armenia’s–Georgia’s and Azerbaijan’s membership of that organization was discussed and an agreement to hold a meeting of parliamentarians from Armenia–Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in Strasbourg this November was reached.