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The Prime Minister receives the delegation led by the head of the France-Armenia inter-parliamentary friendship group


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Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received the delegation led by Anne-Laurence Petel, head of France-Armenia Friendship Group of the National Assembly of France.

The Prime Minister welcomed the visit of the members of the inter-parliamentary friendship group to Armenia and thanked them for their commitment to the agendas related to Armenia. The Prime Minister attached importance to the strong ties formed between the parliaments of Armenia and France and emphasized the fact of high-level intensive bilateral cooperation.

Anne-Laurence Petel noted that the friendship group includes representatives of all parliamentary factions, which have an unconditional political consensus of support for Armenia.

The interlocutors touched on issues related to Armenia-France multi-sectoral cooperation, inter-parliamentary cooperation, activities of French companies in our country, their involvement in investment programs, implementation of projects in infrastructure, agriculture, energy and other directions.

The processes taking place in the South Caucasus were discussed. Prime Minister Pashinyan referred to the discussions on the Armenia-Azerbaijan peace treaty and emphasized that the principles of the treaty were enshrined in the statement made within the framework of the quadrilateral meeting held in Prague on October 6, 2022. The possibilities of unblocking the regional infrastructure were also discussed. In this context, Nikol Pashinyan presented the Armenian government's "Crossroads of Peace" project and its principles.

The sides exchanged ideas on the activities of the civil mission of the European Union in Armenia, the further development of Armenia-EU cooperation.

Reference was also made to the humanitarian problems of people forcibly displaced from Nagorno Karabakh, the steps and plans of the Armenian government to solve them. In terms of solving the needs of forcibly displaced people, Prime Minister Pashinyan also emphasized the consistent support of the international community.

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