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Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan receives U.S. Ambassador Richard Mills


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Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today received U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Armenia Richard Mills who is completing his diplomatic mission in our country.

Prime Minister Pashinyan thanked Richard Mills for his tenure-long efforts and significant contribution to the strengthening of Armenian-American cooperation.

“Our bilateral relations have been developing and deepening in many spheres during your tenure. I want to thank you for your balanced position during the velvet revolution. The United States is an important partner for Armenia, and I am confident that the Armenian-American friendly relations will continue to expand in the years ahead,” Nikol Pashinyan said, wishing Richard Mills every success in his future activities.

The U.S. Ambassador thanked Prime Minister Pashinyan for constructive cooperation, noting that he will remain a friend of Armenia and would be pleased to keep in touch with our country and people.

“My term as the Ambassador of the United States is nearing completion, and I am proud to state continuously developing ties between our two countries, from business to governance and civil society. I am confident that these ties will be further strengthened in the coming years. Now, as the government and the people of Armenia are navigating this crucial period of Armenian history, I wish all the best to you, Mr. Prime Minister,” Richard Mills said.

The parties exchanged views on the U.S.-Armenia cooperation agenda, the ongoing programs and development prospects. Reference was also made to Armenia’s inner political developments in the recent period.

Prime Minister Pashinyan noted that ever since the velvet revolution triumphed in Armenia, our country has been steadily moving forth along the path of democratic development, rule of law, and transparency in the system of public governance. Ambassador Mills welcomed the Government’s steps and reforms in the aforementioned areas.

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