Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan’s meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of Syria Walid Al Mualem

27 September, 2019

On September 27, within the margins of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of Syria Walid Al Muallem.

Ministers highlighted Armenian-Syrian century-long friendly relations, stressing the role of the Armenian community. In this context, the Armenian Foreign Minister thanked Walid Al Mualem for his care and warm attitude towards the Syrian-Armenian community.

Minister Mnatsakanyan noted that due to historical ties with the Middle East and the presence of the Armenian community in the region, Armenia is always sensitive to the processes taking place in the region and tries to contribute to peace initiatives. In this context, both sides highly appreciated the humanitarian aid provided by Armenia to the Syrian people and the implementation of the humanitarian mission on the ground.

Minister Mnatsakanyan noted that Armenia welcomes the formation of the Syrian Constitutional Committee as an important step towards a political process aimed at bringing peace to the Syrian people. Minister Mnatsakanyan also highly appreciated the inclusion of a representative of the Armenian community to the Committee.

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