U.S. to continue support for democratic processes in Armenia

U.S. to continue support for democratic processes in Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian met Dec 14 with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Thomas O. Melia.

Welcoming the guest, Minister Nalbandian highly assessed Armenian-U.S. cooperation, hailing America’s support for implementation of democratic reports in the country, RA MFA reported.

Mr. Melia, in turn, voiced U.S. readiness to continue assistance to Armenia’s democratic processes, with the outcomes of Dublin-hosted OSCE ministerial council meeting and cooperation in international organizations discussed.

The parties also dwelt on Armenia’s struggle against corruption, human rights protection and upcoming presidential elections. Minister Nalbandian further briefed Deputy Assistant Secretary of State on the latest developments of Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement.

 Top stories
Turkish media reports suggesting that the Vatican has stepped back from its position on the Genocide are totally false, Balayan said.
Nalbandian said Armenia will further collaborate with the OSCE in an effort to reach a peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict.
“Germany fully supports the Minsk Group Co-chairs’ initiative of launching mechanisms of investigation into border incidents,” Kiesler said.
Hovhannisyan will replace Tigran Sargsyan, who was appointed the head the Eurasian Economic Commission last year.
Partner news