Deputy FM: Armenia-EU Association Agreement agenda formation 1st priority

Deputy FM: Armenia-EU Association Agreement agenda formation 1st priority

PanARMENIAN.Net - July 17 National Security Council’s Armenia-EU interdepartmental commission sitting focused on Q1 results, followed by the discussion of future Armenia-EU programs.

At the sitting, deputy foreign minister Zohrab Mnatsakanian stressed serious progress in Armenia-EU ties, noting formation of Association Agreement agenda as a first priority.

According to the official, this year EU will provide $15 mln in financial aid to Armenia.

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Training courses on prevention of domestic violence and youth crime and on crime scene examination are also organized.
Also, Abrahamyan said that a new ministry will be set up to deal with issues related to int’l economic integration and reforms.
“We should find a way to make sure that haste in the process does not harm the quality of the adopted legislation,” Manukyan said.
The initiative is implemented by Protection of Rights Without Borders NGO with the support of the OSCE Office in Yerevan.
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