Interfax News Agency, Russia
May 30 2008



Lavrov to visit Armenia

MOSCOW May 30


The Russian and Armenian foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Edvard
Nalbandian, held talks in Moscow on Friday during which Lavrov
accepted an invitation from Nalbandian to visit Armenia soon.

"We are glad at the possibility of holding negotiations immediately
after your appointment as head of the Armenian Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and discussing the entire range of bilateral relations and our
cooperation at regional and international level," Lavrov said during
the talks.

Nalbandian said he was glad Russia was the destination of his first
foreign visit in his capacity as foreign minister.