Galust Sahakyan Receives Delegation Led by Leonid Kalashnikov


On December 22, the RA NA Speaker Galust Sahakyan received the Chair of the RF Federal Assembly State Duma Committee on the CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Links with Compatriots Leonid Kalashnikov.

Welcoming the guests, the Head of the parliament has underlined that the Armenian-Russian relations have centuries-old and rich history of traditional friendship, which serve as a firm basis for the strategic cooperation existing between the two countries.

Galust Sahakyan expressed condolence on the occasion of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation Andrey Karlov’s assassination. “We condemn that heinous terrorist act and share the Russian people’s grief,” the Head of the parliament said.

In the course of the continuous development of the inter-state relations between the two countries the NA Speaker highly assessed the role of the legislative bodies.

In the context of the allied and strategic relations of Armenia and Russia Mr Sahakyan highlighted the cooperation in the international parliamentary structures and the mutually beneficial approaches.

Thanking for the warm reception, Leonid Kalashnikov has highly assessed the friendship existing between Armenia and Russia, the inter-parliamentary cooperation, which are on the firm basis of friendship.

The interlocutors expressed hope that the opinions and recommendations expressed at Yerevan sitting will have their contribution to the rise of efficiency of the further joint works of the parliaments of the two states.

Other issues of mutual interest were also discussed.


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