Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Syria

24 September, 2022

On September 24, within the framework of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan had a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Syrian Arab Republic, Faisal al-Mekdad.

Foreign Ministers discussed issues related to the development of bilateral relations based on traditional friendly ties, exchanged views on the prospects of cooperation in areas of mutual interest.

During the meeting, the interlocutors emphasized the role of the Armenian community of Syria in the development of relations between Armenia and Syria, stressing that despite the difficulties experienced during the Syrian crisis, it continues to play the role of a unique bridge between the two countries.

Ararat Mirzoyan and Faisal al-Mekdad addressed the issues of regional security and stability, stressing the need to resolve them through peaceful negotiations and dialogue.

Minister Mirzoyan presented the situation resulting from the aggression unleashed by Azerbaijan against the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Armenia, highlighting the importance of establishing stability and security in the region as well as restraining the aggressor through efficient steps and relevant mechanisms by the international community.

The Foreign Minister of Armenia also touched upon the normalization process of Armenia-Turkey relations.

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