Lithuanian Ambassador offers condolences on Gyumri tragedy
YEREVAN, JANAURY 15, ARMENPRESS. On January 15 the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, Head of the Armenia-Lithuania parliamentary friendship group Eduard Sharmazanov met with Erikas Petrikas, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Armenia.
The NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov, welcoming the guest, highly appreciated Armenian-Lithuanian friendly relations and considered the interaction of the last year efficient. He expressed gratitude to the Ambassador Petrikas for the efforts aimed at the development of the Armenian-Lithuanian relations.
The interlocutors discussed political, economic, cultural issues, as well as those relating to the parliamentary ties between the two countries.
The NA Deputy Speaker has mentioned that Armenia is interested in continuity of political dialogue both with Lithuania and EU other countries.
Thanking for the meeting, Ambassador Erikas Petrikas on behalf of him and the Republic of Lithuania displayed deep sympathy for the horrible tragedy recently occurred in Gyumri that took many innocent lives.
In his turn assessing the Armenian-Lithuanian interaction and achievements of the last year, Ambassador Petrikas expressed confidence that during the current year there will be more productive and substantial relations.
The Ambassador conveyed the invitation to visit to the Republic of Lithuania by the Head of the Lithuanian-Armenian interparliamentary group to the NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov, who accepted it with pleasure.