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Deputy Foreign Minister Garen Nazarian took part in the Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership

The Conference of the Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP) entitled "Innovations and Regional Development: Agents For Growth in Eastern Partnership Countries" was held in Yerevan, which was attended by the Minister of Territorial Administration and Development of Armenia, Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister, Head of EU Delegation to Yerevan, Member of the EU Committee of Regions (CoR). more ...


Armenian Foreign Minister met with the Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry of Austria, which chairs the OSCE, and the Director of ODIHR

On October 24, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, who arrived in Palermo on a working visit, met with Michael Linhart, head of the Austrian delegation, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Austria, which chairs the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights. more ...


Foreign Minister of Armenia participated in the OSCE Conference on Refugees and Migration Flows

Speaking of Armenia's experience of providing asylum to the refugees in recent years, Foreign Minister of Armenia said: "From Syria alone Armenia has harbored about 22.000 refugees, on per capita basis making our country the third largest recipient of Syrian refugees in Europe. This has caused a number of challenges for a country of just 3 million which has in the recent past already received hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing from Azerbaijan. Many of the Syrian Armenian refugees are descendants of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide who found shelter in Syria. One hundred years passed, they were forced once again to abandon their places of residence. Thus, Armenians know what it means to be a refugee and to host refugees. more ...

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