YEREVAN. – Armenia’s National Assembly (NA) delegation led by NA Speaker Samvel Nikoyan, which was in   Almaty to attend the anniversary session of the Interparliamentary Assembly Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), on Wednesday headed to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a working visit. 

And on Thursday, the delegation had a working meeting with UAE Federal National Council Speaker, Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr.

The UAE Federal National Council Speaker expressed a hope that this visit by the Armenian delegation will contribute to the development of bilateral interparliamentary ties, NA Press Service informed Armenian

In his turn, Nikoyan noted that Armenia places a huge importance to developing relations with the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, and appreciates UAE’s balanced foreign policy. 

Armenia’s NA Speaker also underscored the activities of the interparliamentary friendship groups.

The interlocutors placed a special emphasis on stimulating cooperation in the domains of trade, economy, and tourism.  

Also, Samvel Nikoyan presented Armenia’s regional projects, and expressed a hope that the UAE would take part in their implementation. 

Furthermore, Armenia’s parliament speaker informed about the current level of Armenian-Turkish relations and the Armenian party’s position with respect to peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict, and reflected on other regional matters.