Armenia: Armenia has shown its interest to join 
Chabahar port, India is developing in Iran and both have proposed to include the port in the International North South Transport Corridor.

India and Armenia are part of the International North South Transport Corridor and Armenia exhibited its interest to utilise the Chabahar port of Iran, being developed by India".

A proposal to include Chabahar port in the INSTC was also mooted during the meeting.

After a bilateral meeting with his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan, the  External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar, who is on a two-day visit to Armenia disclosed about the discussion exploring possibilities of starting direct flights between  the two countries.

 Terming the meeting as very fruitful Mr Jaishankar said that in want of land and air connectivity people to people contacts and economic as well as  commercial exchanges were difficult.

Both the dignitaries also discussed regional and multilateral issues and agreed on a roadmap for future cooperation to strengthen economic and commercial cooperation and to boost bilateral 
tourism, hospitality, infrastructure sectors.

According to the External Affairs Minister both the countries agreed to encourage the business community, chambers and trade bodies. 

India is negotiating for a trade agreement with the Eurasia Economic Union of which Armenia is already a member, he informed and expressed hope that  it will boost trade relations between the two nations whose relations go back several centuries. There is recorded history of Indian diaspora in the landlocked country in the Caucasus, and that India has a rich Armenian heritage.
He further mentioned that a large number of Indian students were pursuing their study in Armenia and termed them as an important bridge in the relations.

He also appreciated the Armenia’s support to Indian candidature for non-permanent member of the UNSC and also for permanent membership of the UNSC.