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Medvedev congratulates Abramyan on appointment as Armenian prime minister

Abramyan’s predecessor Tigran Sargsyan resigned on April 3

YEREVAN, April 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday, April 17, congratulated Ovik Abramyan on his appointment as the new prime minister of Armenia.

“Russia and Armenia are bound by relations of allies and strategic partners based on the traditions of friendship between our people,” Medvedev said his message to Abramyan.

He is “convinced that further development of bilateral cooperation in such fields as trade, economy, investment, science and technology, and the implementation of new major joint projects as well as full participation of Armenian partners in the process of Eurasian integration fully serve the interests of our states”.

Medvedev reiterated he is “ready for constructive work” with Abramyan “on all pressing issues of interaction between the governments of Russia and Armenia”.