Meeting of Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan with Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Secretary General of the League of Arab States

15 September, 2020

On September 15, within the framework of the official visit to Egypt, Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with Ahmed Aboul Gheitm, the Secretary General of the League of Arab States.

Minister Mnatsakanyan noted that this meeting is a good opportunity to reaffirm the value of cooperation established between Armenia and the Arab League and to outline the prospects of expanding it. Both sides commended the role of the Armenian community in strengthening the relations between Armenia and the Arab world. 

The Foreign Minister and the Secretary General of the Arab League touched upon the developments in the Middle East, North Africa and South Caucasus. Both sides expressed concern over the manifestation of provocative actions, as well as actions aimed at undermining stability and security in those regions, emphasized the importance of joint steps of the international community aimed at maintaining and strengthening security and stability in the regions.

The Foreign Minister briefed his interlocutor on Armenia’s principled positions and approaches on the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process.

During the meeting, both sides touched upon the current situation around the Palestinian issue. The Foreign Minister of Armenia highlighted the efforts aimed at resolution of humanitarian issues in Lebanon and Syria.

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