RIGA - Latvia is interested in strengthening bilateral cooperation with Armenia both at the level of parliaments and through economic contacts, especially in information technologies, as well as in education and culture, Latvian Ambassador Edite Medne told Armenian President Vahtang Khachaturyan during her accreditation visit.
As LETA was told at the Latvian Foreign Ministry, Medne presented her credentials to the Armenian president on Tuesday. In her address, the ambassador highlighted the friendly diplomatic relations between the two countries in the course of more than 30 years.
The Armenian president commended the relations between the two countries and emphasised the need to maintain an ongoing political dialogue between them. The officials also discussed current issues concerning regional security.
On Monday, February 13, Medne met with Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Paruyr Hovhannisyan. Meetings have also been scheduled with the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, Alen Simonyan, the Minister of Economics, Vahan Kerobyan, and other senior Armenian officials. At the Honorary Consulate of Latvia in Yerevan, the Ambassador will meet with the Honorary Consul of Latvia to Armenia, Armen Ghasaboghlyan.
The Latvian ambassador to Armenia resides in Tbilisi, Georgia.