The meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Egypt in New York

23 September, 2022

On September 23, on the margins of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, the Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan had a meeting with the Foreign Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry in New York.

Minister Mirzoyan briefed his colleague on the details of the large-scale aggression carried out by Azerbaijan against the sovereign territory of Armenia, strongly condemning the deliberate targeting of the civilian population and civilian infrastructure by the Azerbaijani armed forces, as well as the violations of international humanitarian law. Ararat Mirzoyan particularly emphasized the importance of statements by the international partners addressed to Azerbaijan and the implementation of effective steps towards preventing new aggressions.

The settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and normalisation of relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan were also touched upon.

The interlocutors have also touched upon the Armenian-Egyptian bilateral agenda. In this context, the interlocutors commended the Armenian-Egyptian high level political dialogue, the active interaction between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries based on mutual trust. Ararat Mirzoyan and Sameh Shoukry expressed their readiness to undertake active steps towards giving new impetus to the existing cooperation in trade and economic relations, tourism, scientific and cultural spheres.


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