Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan held a phone conversation with the US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs21 October, 2021
On October 21, Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan held a phone conversation with US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried.
The interlocutors commended the dynamics of the development of the Armenian-American dialogue, especially emphasizing the cooperation in democracy, rule of law, protection of human rights, and the fight against corruption. Ararat Mirzoyan and Karen Donfried discussed the steps to be undertaken within the framework of various platforms, including the Armenia-US Strategic Dialogue (USASD).
The sides also touched upon regional security issues. Both sides agreed on a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict under the of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmanship.
Touching upon the humanitarian issues created by the 44-day war, Minister Ararat Mirzoyan first of all emphasized the issue of repatriation of Armenian prisoners of war and captured civilians, illegally held in Azerbaijan.