On December 8, on the margins of the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian had a meeting with Alfonso Dastis, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain.
At the beginning of the meeting, Edward Nalbandian congratulated Alfonso Dastis on assuming the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain and emphasized that Armenia is interested in developing a comprehensive cooperation with Spain.
The interlocutors attached importance to the organization of high-level visits, intensification of inter-parliamentary cooperation, expansion of legal framework.
The Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Spain discussed issues related to enhancement of interaction within the framework of international organizations.
During the meeting, the process of negotiations over the Armenia-European Union new framework agreement was discussed, the importance of launching dialogue on the liberalization of visa regime was stressed.
Upon the request of his Spanish counterpart, the Foreign Minister of Armenia presented the efforts exerted by Armenia and the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs to create conducive conditions for the advancement of the settlement process of the Nagorno-Karabakh issue.
Edward Nalbandian invited the Foreign Minister of Spain to visit Armenia to continue the dialogue they have started.