France wants full association of Armenia and EU
French President Francois Hollande said at a joint press conference with his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan that France wanted full association of Armenia and the EU without breaking ties with Russia, Arminfo reports.
Sargsyan noted, commenting on Armenia’s decision to join the Customs Union, that Armenia and Russia had close cultural and historical connections and had been part of a common state for decades. He added that Armenia was integrated into the Russian economy and was part of the OSCE with Russia.
Moreover, according to Sargsyan, Armenia will be given discounts for energy resources as part of the Customs Union.