DELEGATION HEADED BY DEPUTY HEAD OF POLICE AND SWEDISH OFFICIALS DISCUSS THE PROSPECTS FOR OPENING A VISA LIBERALIZATION DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE EU AND ARMENIA
On Tuesday, October 15, a delegation led by RA Deputy Chief of Police Hovhannes Kocharyan discussed and Swedish officials the prospects of launching the Armenia-EU Visa Liberalization Dialogue (VLD) in Stockholm, Sweden. The Armenian delegation included Tigran Samvelyan, Head of the Department for Europe of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Artak Avetisyan, Acting Head of the Consular Department. The employee of the RA Embassy in Sweden was also present at the meeting.
The RA Interdepartmental Delegation met with the delegation of the Ministries of Justice and Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden, headed by Alexandra Wilton Wahren, a representative of the Ministry of Justice.
The Swedish side welcomed Armenia's initiative to speak directly with the EU member states and to share their views before the launch of the VLD.
At the end of the meeting, an agreement was reached to jointly deepen cooperation in the field of migration, which will create a fertile ground for the successful preparation and implementation of the VLD.