European Union External Action

Joint Press Release by the European Union and Republic of Armenia on the initialling of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement

The Agreement will be an important step to broaden the scope of bilateral relations between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia. It will strengthen the political dialogue and set a solid basis for the continuation of economic and social reforms. Strong commitments to democracy, human rights, and the rule of law, underpin the new agreement and EU-Armenia future cooperation. The Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement will also create the framework for stronger cooperation in sectors such as energy, transport and the environment, for new opportunities in trade and investments, and for increased mobility for the benefit of the citizens.

 

Relations between the European Union and Armenia have seen a significant strengthening in recent years. The Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement is a joint endeavour, which will further deepen their relations within the larger framework of the revised European Neighbourhood Policy and Eastern Partnership.  The Agreement will offer the European Union and Armenia a platform to bring their relations to a new, higher level.

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