Armenia to sign readmission agreement with European Union

2013-04-18 12:53:17 GMT2013-04-18 20:53:17(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

YEREVAN, Armenia, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Edward Nalbandian, the acting Armenian foreign minister, will sign an agreement with the European Union (EU) concerning illegal immigrants on Friday in Brussels, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

Nalbandian was expected to sign the readmission agreement with the EU commissioner of home affairs and the representative of Ireland, currently holding the presidency of the EU Council.

The readmission agreement establishes clear obligations and procedures for EU member states and concerned third countries as to when and how to repatriate illegal residents.

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