August 12, 2008, the delegation of Kristall Production Corporation under the direction of the Director General Maxim Shkadov met the prime minister of republic of Armenia Tigran Sarkisyan and the minister of finance of Armenia Nerses Eritsyan. The both parties discussed the plans of collaboration between diamond polishing enterprises of Russia and Armenia. The Russian delegation expressed their readiness to put at the Armenian cutters` disposal modern technologies in the field of diamond polishing that will let to lead out diamond polishing branch of the country to the advanced level. Besides, it became known at the meeting that diamond polishing enterprises of Armenia had begun treatment of the first lot of diamonds supplied by Kristall Diamond Corporation. The prime minister of Armenia expressed his satisfaction in connection with practical execution of the agreements that had been reached by the presidents and the governments of both countries.