YEREVAN TO ENHANCE COOPERATION IN AGRICULTURE WITH BUENOS-AIRES

YEREVAN, November 28. /ARKA/. Armenia's minister of agriculture Sergo
Karapetyan discussed on Thursday cooperation with the delegation
of the Argentinean ministry of agriculture and the ambassador of
Argentina to Armenia Diego Alvarez Rivera.

The sides talked about future prospects of bilateral cooperation in
agriculture. Key directions of the cooperation were defined in the
bilateral agreement signed back in 2011.

The potential for cooperation is great as Argentina has one of the
best rural sectors in the world, the Armenian minister said.

Karapetyan expressed hope the meeting will open the doors for closer
cooperation between the countries, the press office of the ministry
reported.

The minister has also invited his Argentinean colleague to visit
Armenia in 2015.

The delegation of Argentina visited a few research centers, processing
plants and farms as part of their visit to Armenia. Some important
fields of cooperation were outlined, including crop farming, livestock,
meat processing, construction of slaughteries, food safety procedures,
anti-hail technologies and irrigation systems. -0--

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