ArmenPress
Dec 3 2004

KOCHARIAN MEETS GEORGIAN AND ARMENIAN BUSINESSMEN

YEREVAN, DECEMBER 3, ARMENPRESS: Armenian president Robert
Kocharian received today representatives of Armenian-Georgian
Business Association that was founded on December 2 in Yerevan.
Kocharian was quoted by his press office as saying that the
establishment of the Association has already created a very favorable
atmosphere. He said both sides have to work hard to make it
effective, pledging the support of the Armenian side.
Georgian representatives said they plan to create a similar
organization with their Azerbaijani counterparts in an effort to form
a regional business cooperation. Kocharian praised this initiative,
saying that Armenia has always advocated improvement of tense
political relations through economic cooperation. They also discussed
transport and tourism related issues.