Armenia, Cyprus talk cooperation, conflict resolution

Armenia, Cyprus talk cooperation, conflict resolution

PanARMENIAN.Net - President of the Armenian National Assembly Alen Simonyan met with the Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides on Monday, October 25 to discuss bilateral relations and the situation in the South Caucasus region following the 44-day war in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh).

Simonyan said he highly appreciates the effective cooperation of two countries in bilateral and multilateral format. He mainly highlighted the quick launch of the format of the parliamentary cooperation between Cyprus, Armenia and Greece, especially in the situation created after the 44-day war. In this context ideas were exchanged on the issues of the regional security and stability.

When discussing the problem of Cyprus, Simonyan noted that Armenia will continue to support Cyprus in international organizations, and that Yerevan is in favor of a peaceful settlement of the matter through negotiations, accepting the principles of the UN resolutions as a basis. The Foreign Minister of Cyprus stressed "the priceless role of the Armenian community in public and political life of the Cyprus," the Armenian National Assembly said.

The full implementation of the possibilities of the Armenia-European Union Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement in the context of the development of Armenia-EU relations were also on the table.

The sides discussed the investment opportunities of the Cypriot side, highlighting the economic and tourism cooperation with Cyprus.

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