ARMENIA SHOULD ENSURE MAXIMUM INTEGRATION WITH GEORGIA, TURKEY, IRAN AND AZERBAIJAN, PM SAYS

Mediamax
Aug 1 2012
Armenia

Yerevan/Mediamax/. Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said that
Armenia should use all the opportunities to ensure maximum integration
with Georgia, Turkey, Iran and Azerbaijan.

The Prime Minister said this during his meeting with students of
"Luys" foundation in "Ayb" high school in Yerevan on July 31.

"However, taking into account the fact that normalization of relations
with Turkey and Azerbaijan is rather a difficult issue we should
concentrate our efforts on the best organization of internal resources
and the potential of the "Armenian world"", said Tigran Sargsyan.

He noted that the potential of Armenia's development is the Armenians
all over the world that's why the state should create new tools
allowing unite Armenians.

The PM said that the lack of diplomatic relations with Turkey
and Azerbaijan and international sanctions against Iran aggravate
Armenia's situation.

"Obviously, such a situation creates hard conditions for the economy,
increases political risks etc. We ought to take this objective
realia into account while discussing our economic model", said Tigran
Sargsyan.