The 6th Pan-Armenian Games opened in Yerevan on Sunday, 2 August. A symbolic flame was lit by Olympic champion Albert Azaryan at a ceremony which was also attended by the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan. 6,352 athletes are participating in the games which will be held from August 2 to 13 in Yerevan, Stepanakert, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Abovyan and Artashat.
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photo: The opening of the 6th Pan-Armenian games in Yerevan on Sunday, 2 August 2015. (picture courtesy of news.am).
"Armenia will focus on the expansion of economic cooperation in the BSEC region, and will promote the agenda through existing mechanisms in the upcoming six months", Foreign Minister Nalbandian told the organisation's Ministerial Council at its meeting in Kiev.