EU-Armenia: Role of the opposition in moving relations forward
Brussels, 6 December 2012 - Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met with representatives of Prosperous Armenia, the biggest opposition party in the National Assembly of Armenia, in Brussels today. Reforms related to the European agenda and the implementation of OSCE/ODIHR recommendations in the context of the forthcoming presidential elections were discussed at the meeting. The Commissioner appealed for a critical, but constructive engagement of the opposition with the authorities in the process. On the issue of the on-going negotiations for the Association Agreement, including a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area, he called on his interlocutors to build multi-partisan consensus around reforms which are needed for effective future implementation of the Agreement.