Armenian PM says China relations significant

2013-04-10 10:27:37 GMT2013-04-10 18:27:37(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

YEREVAN, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said Wednesday that his country attaches importance to developing ties with China.

"Relations with China are of great significance for Armenia," Sargsyan said at a meeting with Chinese Vice Minister of Civil Affairs Gu Zhaoxi, who led a delegation to attend the inauguration of President Serzh Sargsyan.

The two sides discussed bilateral cooperation in a number of sectors, including industry, agriculture and education.

In Tuesday's meeting with the Chinese delegation, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian noted that Armenia-China relations have been dynamically developing in recent years.

Strengthening relations with China is one of Armenia's foreign policy priorities, the minister said.

For his part, Gu said China attaches great importance to deepening relations and cooperation with Armenia.

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