YEREVAN, April 24 (Itar-Tass) – President Robert Kocharyan of Armenia will head for France on a working visit on Sunday. He plans to meet his French counterpart Jacques Chirac on Monday, the presidential press service reported on Saturday.
One of the key topics of the talks will be the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. France is a co-chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group on Nagorno-Karabakh alongside with Russia and the USA and takes an active part in the conflict’s settlement.
During the talks the presidents will also discus bilateral political dialogue and economic cooperation.
On Sunday evening, Kocharyan and his wife will attend a concert by Charles Aznavur at the Paris Palace of Congresses that will be devoted to the 80th birthday of the prominent French singer and songwriter of Armenian descent.
The Armenian president also plans to meet the head of the French company “Bouig” Olivier Bouig.
On April 27, Kocharyan and his delegation will leave Paris for Warsaw to attend the World Economic Forum. He will take part in a working meeting on the Caucasus and meet with the Forum’s President Klaus Schwab. Within the framework of the Forum Kocharyan will meet with the Polish and Georgian presidents, Alexander Kwasniewski and Mikhail Saakashvili.