• Sun / 29 September 2019 / 12:40
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President Rouhani to visit Armenia

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Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani will travel to Yerevan on Monday upon the official invitation of the Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan.

Iranian President’s deputy chief of staff for communications and information, Parviz Esmaeili announced, “President Rouhani will depart for Armenia tomorrow to attend the high-profile summit of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)”.

“In addition to delivering a speech at the summit on Tuesday and discussing Iran’s extensive capacities and capabilities for trade cooperation with the EAEU, the president will hold bilateral meetings with Armenian prime minister and other senior officials during which the most important issues regarding Tehran-Yerevan relations, as well as the latest status on the implementation of joint agreements and projects will be discussed,” he added.

“On the sidelines of the EAEU high-profile summit, president Rouhani will also hold separate meetings with a number of participating leaders to confer on topics of mutual interest, as well as regional and international developments,”Parviz Esmaeili went on to say.

During the visit, president Rouhani will be accompanied by a high-ranking political and economic delegation.

The Iranian president will come back to Tehran on Tuesday night.

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is an economic union of states located in central and northern Asia and Eastern Europe. The Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union was signed on 29 May 2014 and came into force on 1 January 2015. The EAEU comprises 5 member states such as Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus.

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