The Prime Minister receives the delegation of the European Parliament
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Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received the delegation led by the chairperson of the European Parliament's Security and Defense Subcommittee Nathalie Loiseau.
The Prime Minister emphasized the close cooperation with the European Parliament and highly commended the resolution adopted by the latter on ensuring the uninterrupted operation of the Lachin Corridor. Nikol Pashinyan expressed confidence that the visit of delegation of the European Parliament will contribute to assessing the situation in the region. The Prime Minister added that the humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh is worsening as a result of the illegal blockade of the Lachin Corridor, given that food supplies have also been blocked for several days. In this context, the Prime Minister highlighted the entry of the international fact-finding mission into the Lachin Corridor and Nagorno-Karabakh. Nikol Pashinyan also added that Azerbaijan continues its aggressive rhetoric and ceasefire violations, which increase tensions in the region.
Nathalie Loiseau emphasized the need for steps to ensure peace and stability in the region, as well as to reduce the risks of tension.
In this regard, the interlocutors highlighted the activities of the European Monitoring Mission in Armenia.
Reference was made to the opportunities for unblocking regional transport infrastructures and border delimitation. Prime Minister Pashinyan presented the positions of the Armenian side on these issues.
The sides exchanged thoughts on the course of institutional reforms and future programs implemented in our country with the assistance of the EU, as well as the process of normalizing the Armenian-Turkish relations.