Armenia's President Serzh Sarkisian (back R) speaks with Iran's Energy Minister Majid Namjoo (back L) as they meet at the construction site of a joint hydro-electric power plant on the Arax River near the southern Armenian town of Meghri on the Armenian-Iranian border, on November 8, 2012. Armenia and Iran started today to construct a joint hydro-electric power plant on their shared border as the Christian and Muslim neighbours sought to boost economic ties.The $323-million (253-million-euro), 130-megawatt plant is due to be completed in five years, and will supply energy to Iran for the first 15 years before being handed over to Armenia. AFP PHOTO / KAREN MINASYAN
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan (L) shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People on March 26, 2015 in Beijing, China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) accompanies Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan (R) to view an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony inside the Great Hall of the People on March 25, 2015 in Beijing, China.
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Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko and Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev pose for a group photo at the welcoming ceremony in the Grand Kremlin Palace on December 23, 2014 in Moscow, Russia. Leaders of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have arrived to Moscow to take part in the Summit of Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) and in the Summit of Eurasian Economic Cooperation Union.
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Pope Benedict XVI (R) meets with President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan (L) at his private library on December 12, 2011 in Vatican City, Vatican. Sargsyan, on a four-day visit, is also due to meet President of Italy Giorgio Napolitano, President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Gianfranco Fini, the Vatican's Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, and Mayor of Rome Gianni Alemanno
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Russian First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Armenian First Lady Rita Sargsyan attend a welcoming ceremony at the Grand Kremlin Palace on October, 24, 2011 in Moscow, Russia. The President of Armenia and his wife were invited by his Russian counterpart for a state visit to Russia from 23 - 25 October.
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Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev (L) shakes hands with Armenian President Serge Sargsyan (C) as Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (R) looks on during their meeting on June, 23, 2011in Kazan, Russia.