New Delhi, Sep 26: India and Armenia held the seventh round of Foreign Office Consultations and reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations over a two-day meeting here.
Both sides also held the sixth meeting of the India-Armenia Inter-Governmental Commission in New Delhi Sep 25-26 here, a statement said.
Sergey D. Manassarian, the deputy foreign minister of Armenia and Ashok K. Kantha, secretary (east) in the ministry of external affairs, held wide-ranging Foreign Office level consultations on Sep 25.
The two sides also discussed regional and international matters and exchanged views on the current international situation. They expressed satisfaction at the close cooperation in international fora between India and Armenia, a mountainous country in the Caucasus region – between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea – which has Turkey on its western border.
The sixth session of the India-Armenia Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological, Cultural and Educational Cooperation was also held.
Discussions included a review of ongoing cooperation in various fields like IT, science and technology, health, development cooperation, tourism and civil aviation and culture.
Both decided to intensify bilateral efforts to implement various project related proposals and agreed that bilateral agreements currently under discussion would be finalized expeditiously.