Armenia’s Minister of Agriculture Sergo Karapetyan received on Friday the newly-appointed Armenian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Iraq, Karen Grigoryan. Before his departure to Iraq, the Ambassador wanted to clarify issues related to the expansion of bilateral relations between the two countries in question, specifically in the sector of agriculture.
Congratulating the Ambassador on appointment, Minister Sergo Karapetyan presented the relations between the two Ministries and said the sector has great potential for development and expansion. He particularly underlined the possibility of exporting mutton, fresh fruit and vegetables, potatoes, drinking and mineral water, juice and canned vegetables to Iraq.
Ambassador Karen Grigoryan, in turn, thanked for the information and expressed readiness to discuss with the Iraqi side the avenues for cooperation in the above-mentioned areas and create favourable conditions for exporting Armenian products to Iraq.