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RA Prime Minister, Cyprus President discuss furtherance of bilateral relations


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Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades at the UN headquarters in New York.

Nikol Pashinyan attached importance to the development of Armenian-Cypriot friendly relations, noting that he was pleased with the current level of bilateral political cooperation. The Premier deemed it necessary to bolster economic exchanges and increase trade turnover.

Nicos Anastasiades spoke warmly about Armenia and the Armenian people and stressed the need for deepening and expanding the excellent friendly relations between the two countries.

Sharing the view that trade and economic ties should to be stepped up, the parties stressed the need to hold a business forum and take appropriate steps to that end. They highlighted the role of the Armenian community in Cyprus and expressed confidence that it could become a bridge, especially as regards the development of economic cooperation.

As they discussed issues related to the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the Cyprus issue, Nikol Pashinyan and Nicos Anastasiades attached importance to the peaceful negotiations. The interlocutors made a point of cooperation on different international platforms.

In conclusion, Nicos Anastasiades invited Prime Minister Pashinyan to visit Cyprus at his convenience.

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