The meeting of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs with the delegation led by the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the National Council of Slovakia04 April, 2023
On April 4, Deputy Foreign Minister Paruyr Hovhannisyan received the delegation headed by Marián Kéry, the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the National Council of the Slovak Republic.
Welcoming the guests, the Deputy Minister highly appreciated the visit of the Slovak parliamentary delegation, emphasizing the importance of parliamentary contacts and diplomacy.
During the meeting, a wide range of issues related to the Armenian-Slovak bilateral agenda was discussed, including cooperation on bilateral and multilateral platforms.
The Deputy Minister briefed upon the situation unfolded in the region as a result of Azerbaijan's aggression against Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, as well as the details of the humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh resulting from the blockade of the Lachin corridor since December, 2022. Paruyr Hovhannisyan also emphasized that the illegal actions, warmongering rhetoric and maximalist stance of the Azerbaijani leadership are seriously undermining the efforts towards achieving peace and stability in the South Caucasus.