RA Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan meets with US Senate’s Republican Leader Mitch McConnell

06 May, 2022

On May 5, Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan, who is on a working visit in the United States, held a meeting with U.S. Senate’s Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

The interlocutors discussed the prospects of deepening and expanding cooperation based on common Armenian-American values. Minister Mirzoyan highly appreciated the US continued support to the reform agenda in Armenia.

Issues of regional security and stability were touched upon during the meeting.

Ararat Mirzoyan presented to his interlocutor the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh. The importance of US mediation efforts for the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as an OSCE Minsk Group co-chair country was underscored.

During the meeting, Minister Mirzoyan presented the details of the process of normalization of relations between Armenia and Turkey.

Ararat Mirzoyan conveyed the Mkhitar Gosh Medal to Mitch McConnell, with which he was awarded for his significant contribution to the strengthening and development of Armenian-American friendly relations on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and the United States.

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