Meeting of Ararat Mirzoyan and Enrique Mora26 January, 2023
On January 26, Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan received Enrique Mora, the Deputy Secretary-General for political affairs of the European External Action Service.
The sides highlighted the first meeting of the Armenia-EU dialogue on political and security issues, held on the same day. Issues related to the expansion of the Armenia-EU partnership were also discussed.
Ararat Mirzoyan and Enrique Mora touched upon regional security issues. Minister Mirzoyan highly appreciated the decision to deploy an EU civilian monitoring mission in Armenia, expressing conviction that it will contribute to the establishment of stability and peace in the region.
Interlocutors also discussed the latest developments in the normalization process of Armenia-Azerbaijan relations.
Referring to the humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh resulting from the Lachin Corridor blockade, Ararat Mirzoyan stressed that Azerbaijan’s actions grossly violate the provisions of the Trilateral Statement of November 9th, 2020, as well as the norms of international humanitarian law. Minister Mirzoyan stressed that Azerbaijan's failure to fulfil its international obligations and its maximalist position greatly undermine the efforts of the Armenian side to establish stability and security in the region.