Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Iran

27 February, 2023

On February 27, in Geneva Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met with Foreign Minister of Iran Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Iran discussed issues on cooperation in a bilateral format, as well as on multilateral platforms. Both sides commended the high level of political dialogue between Armenia and Iran.

The importance of putting joint efforts towards further developing cooperation in areas of mutual interest, including energy, transport and infrastructure was highlighted.

During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on the issues of regional security and stability. 

Touching upon the dire humanitarian situation resulting from the blockade of the Lachin corridor, Ararat Mirzoyan emphasized the imperative for Azerbaijan to immediately end the blockade of Nagorno-Karabakh without preconditions, in accordance with the provisions of the November 9 Trilateral Statement. In this context, the implementation of the decision made by the International Court of Justice on February 22 regarding the request of the provisional measures against Azerbaijan was also emphasized.

Minister Mirzoyan also briefed upon the recent developments on the normalization process of Armenia-Azerbaijan relations.  

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