Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan met with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell

24 September, 2021

On September 24, within the framework of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met with the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell.

The interlocutors commended the dynamic development of the Armenia-EU partnership.  They also touched upon the effective implementation of the Armenia-EU Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement, as well as issues on the forthcoming Eastern Partnership Summit.

The sides also exchanged views on regional stability and security issues. In the context of addressing the humanitarian issues resulting from the 44-day war, Ararat Mirzoyan stressed the urgency of the unconditional repatriation of Armenian prisoners of war and captured civilians held in Azerbaijan and the inadmissibility of politicizing this issue. 

During the meeting the sides underlined the need for a lasting and comprehensive settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs. 

Both sides highlighted the importance of the efforts towards the de-escalation and ensuring security and stability in the region.

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