February 15, 2019 - 19:00 AMT
French parliament will soon ratify EU-Armenia agreement: envoy

The issue of the ratification of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between Armenia and the European Union is on the french parliament’s agenda, French ambassador to Yerevan Jonathan Lacôte said Friday, February 15.

Lacôte’s comments came as he was meeting the President of the Armenian National Assembly, Ararat Mirzoyan.

The envoy said the adoption of the document won’t be late.

Besides the CEPA, the two also weighed in on the abolishment of visa requirement for Armenian citizens traveling to the European Union countries.

On Thursday, Lacôte met Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan and revealed that French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive in Yerevan on a state visit.