On November 26, on the margins of the OIF Ministerial Conference being held in the capital of Madagascar, Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, had a meeting with Ibrahim Yacoubou, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Abroad.
During the meeting Edward Nalbandian mentioned that Armenia wants to expand the scope of cooperation with the countries of the African continent, and in this regard he attached importance to the possibilities provided by the international organization to conduct numerous meetings and reach agreements on the development of relations.
The Foreign Minister of Niger outlined that Armenia and the Armenian nation are treated with warmth in her country, and she is glad to discuss with the Foreign Minister of Armenia issues related to the establishment and development of cooperation.
The sides discussed the possibilities to create legal framework, establish collaboration within the framework of international organizations.
Ibrahim Yacoubou presented the situation created in the result activities of Boko Haram and other terrorist group in the Western African region, as well as the steps being undertaken against them.
At the end of the meeting the Foreign Minister signed the Protocol on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.