MYASNIKOVICH: BELARUS, ARMENIA HAVE POTENTIAL FOR INCREASING MUTUAL TRADE

Belarusian Telegraph Agency, Belarus
May 31 2013

MINSK, 31 May (BelTA) - Belarus Premier Mikhail Myasnikovich met with
his Armenian counterpart Tigran Sargsyan on 31 May, BelTA has learnt.

The parties talked over the prospects for developing bilateral
relations and joint projects. According to Mikhail Myasnikovich,
trade, economic and political ties between the two countries have
been steadily developing. The decisions of the two heads of state
have added a huge impetus to the expansion of bilateral cooperation.

With this, Mikhail Myasnikovich emphasized that the potential for
partnership between the two states was still hugely untapped. In his
words, the countries have every opportunity to increase mutual trade.

Tigran Sargsyan thanked Mikhail Myasnikovich for a warm welcome. He
echoed the Belarusian Premier's opinion on sustainable development of
the bilateral relations and that there was potential for trade growth.

He added that the decisions the two heads of state had made should give
a considerable impetus to the expansion of economic ties. Armenia is
interested, first of all, in developing cooperation in agricultural
mechanical engineering and the supplies of the Belarusian agricultural
equipment. According to Tigran Sargsyan, farm equipment of the
Belarusian manufacture has been widely recognized on the Armenian
market.