MOSCOW, August 2 (Itar-Tass) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan will meet in Moscow on August 8. Sargsyan will arrive in the Russian capital on a working visit, the Kremlin press service reported on Thursday. The two leaders will consider the key issues of bilateral cooperation in the political, humanitarian and trade and economic areas.
"The heads of states will also discuss Russian-Armenian interaction within the framework of Eurasian integration processes, in particular at such bodies as the Commonwealth of Independent States /CIS/ and the Collective Security Treaty Organization /CSTO/, as well as the pressing themes of the international and regional agendas, including the situation in the Caucasus," the press service said.
Russia is Armenia's main foreign investor and a key trade partner: the accumulated volume of Russian investments has exceeded 2.8 billion dollars; in January through May 2012, two-way trade reached 434.8 million dollars.