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Armenia is a close neighbor to the "boiling" region. The situation in Syria is so tense that there is a real threat of the local conflict's growing into a regional one. That situation could be the key topic for discussion at the meeting of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Karen Bekaryan, Head of the European Integration NGO, told media, Thursday.
He does not think that Serzh Sargsyan's visit was special and was connected with Armenia's joining the Eurasian Union, as many experts think.
"The situation in Syria is very tense now and given Armenia's friendly historical relations with Syria, a big Armenian community in Aleppo and the reports that Turkish subdivisions crossed the border with Syria, Armenia could not but study the situation with his ally as a member of the CSTO responsible for the southern direction of the CSTO alongside with Russia, " Bekaryan said. Hence, the Eurasian Union pales into insignificance, he thinks.