YEREVAN. – The delegation led by the speaker of the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia, Alen Simonyan, on Tuesday met with Harris Georgiades, Chair of Cyprus-Armenia Inter-Parliamentary Committee on Cooperation, the NA informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
At the meeting the political dialogue of high level between Armenia-Cyprus friendly countries was highlighted. The sides affirmed the priority of the parliamentary diplomacy reserved in the inter-state relations, highly assessing the cooperation between parliaments. In this context the activity of the Inter-Parliamentary Committees on Cooperation functioning in parliaments of the two countries was especially underlined. Simonyan informed about the formation of the Armenia-Cyprus Inter-Parliamentary Committee on Cooperation in the near future, which is a perspective direction for the advancement of the united agendas.
The interlocutors underlined the effective cooperation of the two countries’ parliamentarians on the international platforms to reach the favorable solution of special importance issues. The NA President stressed the cooperation with Cyprus in the context of the development of Armenia-European Union relations.
At the meeting the necessity of the use of Cyprus-Armenia-Greece parliamentary cooperation format. The Chair of Cyprus-Armenia Inter-Parliamentary Committee on Cooperation underscored that the Armenian parliament speaker’s current official visit to Cyprus will promote the further deepening and development of the inter-parliamentary and inter-state relations of the two friendly countries.