Premier, Catholicos to Visit Israel


YEREVAN (PanArmenian.Net) — Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargisian and Catholicos of All Armenians, Karekin II will be in Israel on February 15 and 16. Their trip will take place four days after the visit of the Israeli Foreign Minister to Azerbaijan.
“Mr. Sargisian will pay a private visit but some working meetings are not ruled out,” IzRus quoted a source in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs as saying.

Armenian Agriculture Minister Gerasim Alaverdyan and Deputy Foreign Minister Arman Kirakossian were in Israel in May 2009. The prime minister, who emphasized the importance “to intensify bilateral cooperation in diamond industry, agriculture and healthcare,” will continue the chain of visits.