YEREVAN. – The Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia, Tigran Avinyan, on Tuesday received newly appointed Romanian Ambassador Cornel Ionescu, Avinyan’s office informed.
First, the deputy PM congratulated the ambassador on the start of his diplomatic mission in Armenia, adding that the latter attaches great importance to cooperation with Romania. Ionescu, for his part, noted that he will make every effort to further develop Armenian-Romanian relations.
The interlocutors recorded the increase in trade between the two countries last year.
At the same time, it was pointed that there is considerable potential in bilateral economic relations and that active work needs to be undertaken to fulfill it.
The parties touched also upon the relatively recently launched direct flights between Yerevan and Bucharest, and which, in their view, could play a major role in boosting business ties and tourism.
Furthermore, they underscored the role of the Romanian Armenian community in the strengthening of bilateral ties.
Armenia-European Union cooperation was also discussed during the talk.