PM receives EU Special Representative for South Caucasus and Georgia Crisis
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Toivo Klaar, the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia.
The Prime Minister stressed the importance of ensuring continued development of relations with the European Union and fostering the constructive dialogue in all spheres. Nikol Pashinyan pointed to the need for soonest possible ratification by EU-member countries of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement and expressed conviction that it would add momentum to the ongoing cooperation and to the reforms underway in our country.
Convinced that the EU-Armenia relations should be given a strong boost, Toivo Klaar expressed the hope that the cooperation would continue to develop mediating a temporary agreement before the completion of the process of ratification.
The parties discussed issues related to the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Nikol Pashinyan said Armenia committed to achieve a peaceful settlement in the OSCE Minsk Group format. He stressed the need for getting Artsakh’s civil society involved in confidence-building measures, which will help build a constructive atmosphere during the negotiations.
During the meeting, Nikol Pashinyan and Toivo Klaar exchanged views on a number of other issues of mutual interest.