On October 13-16, Yerevan is hosting International Forum of Eurasian Partnership, organized by the
president of the Union of Armenians in Russia Ara Abrahamyan. At a press conference organized in the
framework of the Forum, Abrahamyan noted that a number of well-known companies arrived to
Yerevan that wants to invest in Armenia.
-Over the last 5 months, we held meetings with significant number of people; we had discussions and
organized this Forum. Now the directors of various companies are in Yerevan, and you will hear about
them in the next two days, no need to run ahead of time,- said the organizer of the International Forum
of Eurasian Partnership.
Another speaker, the adviser to the president of Russian Federation Sergey Glazyev stated that the
export of goods from Armenia increased by seventy percent after RA joined the Eurasian Economic
Union, which, according to him, is quite impressive. In his opinion, Armenia is not only a member of the
Eurasian Economic Union, but also became a center for the Eurasian integration processes.
– I believe Ara Abrahamyan's statement that Armenia will become the center of Eurasian integration.
Although Armenia has already become such a center, but we would like to hear the proposals of
business representatives at this Forum, as far as the Eurasian Economic Commission and the Eurasian
Economic Union have the task of creating better conditions for business. I would like to thank the
organizers of the conference, – noted Glazyev.
The president of the Shanghai Institute for European Studies and deputy director of the European
Studies Organization of China doctor Xu Mingqi also participates in the Forum. According to him,
Armenia and China can have a wide framework for cooperation.
– I want to express my gratitude to Ara Abrahamyan for organizing such an interesting Forum. Recently
the cooperation between China and EAEU member states has developed further. I can state that China
expects new investment cooperation in this region,- stated Dr. Mingqi.
The representative of China also spoke about the New Silk Road.
According to Dr. Xu Mingqi, Eurasian Economic Union has a significant role for the implementation of
this project. He stressed the importance of Armenia's geographical position, noting that it is strategically