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High Ranking US Trade delegation meets with Armenian Foreign Minister

Source: Asbarez | Wednesday, 13 September 2017
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From left to right: US Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills Jr., Ed Gresser, and Edward Nalbandian

From left to right: US Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills Jr., Ed Gresser, and Edward Nalbandian

YEREVAN – On September 11, Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian held a meeting with the US foreign trade high-level delegation led by Ed Gresser, Assistant United States Trade Representative for Trade Policy and Economics, reported Armenia’s Foreign Ministry.

During the meeting the Armenian foreign minister was pleased to note that this is the 2nd visit of the US delegation to Armenia during the past two months, and expressed confidence that similar visits will contribute to the enhancement of the Armenian-American commercial ties.

The sides exchanged ideas over bilateral trade issues, Armenia’s opportunities under the GSP privileged trade regime, and conditions of using them.

Issues related to the preparations for the 2nd session of the Armenian-American Council of Trade and Investments were also discussed, as well as the possible directions for expanding bilateral trade volumes. In this context, the foreign minister was pleased to note the successful Armenian-American cooperation in the IT sector, stressing that it has a significant share in bilateral trade turnover.

The sides also discussed partnership in the infrastructure and energy sectors, stressing the significance of expanding the legal-contractual platform.





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