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    March 11 2004

    Armenia seeks broader cooperation

    MOSCOW, March 10 (Iran Daily) -- The Head of Armenia's Presidential
    Office and Chairman of Iran-Armenia Economic Commission Artashes
    Toumanian reiterated the need to bolster cooperation between the two
    states, IRNA reported.

    Speaking to the visiting Governor General of Ardebil province Javad
    Najafi-Azar and his delegation in Yerevan, Toumanian called for
    closer ties in various fields, particularly agriculture and

    Turning to the role of the joint economic commission in broadening
    ties, he noted that Armenia's president and other high-ranking
    Iranian and Armenian officials have focused on developing economic
    collaboration, in particular at the provincial level.

    "Given the significance of expanding ties to both sides, it is
    inevitable for Iran and Armenia to undertake joint projects in
    various sectors including industries, agriculture, trade, foodstuff,
    engineering services and tap existing potentials for the purpose," he

    Toumanian also called for broader cooperation between Armenia and
    Ardebil province, given the latter's diversity of industrial and
    trade potentials.

    For his part, Najafi-Azar referred to the potentials of Ardebil
    province and called for bolstering bilateral relations, given the
    capabilities available in industrial, commercial, tourist,
    agricultural sectors as well as exchange of technical and scientific