Source Pravda.Ru

Putin, Kocharyan to discuss Russo-Armenian economic cooperation

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet with Armenian President Robert Kocharyan today in Moscow for the fifth time in the last 12 months.

Plans are in place to discuss ways of enhancing economic ties, fuel-and-energy interaction, as well as that in the field of transport, investment, the real economy and the financial sphere, a high-ranking Kremlin source told RIA Novosti.

Trade-and-economic interaction will be perceived as a top-priority issue, RIA Novosti's interlocutor added, reminding that the bilateral trade turnover had soared by 34.5% last year.

According to the Kremlin source, Mr. Putin and Mr. Kocharyan will devote special attention to facilitating education, culture and humanitarian cooperation, which is now becoming more active.

Moreover, both leaders will exchange opinions on all highly important international and regional issues, the interlocutor went on to say, adding that both sides were voicing either similar or coinciding positions on all principled issues.