Meeting of the Foreign Minister of Armenia with the Director-General of the OPCW08 February, 2024
On February 8, in The Hague, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan had a meeting with Fernando Arias, the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
During the meeting, issues of cooperation between Armenia and OPCW were discussed. The Foreign Minister of Armenia emphasized the importance the Republic of Armenia attaches to the commitments defined by the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which was also reflected in the legislative reforms implemented in the country since its adherence to the document.
Fernando Arias, the Director-General of the OPCW spoke about the challenges for the organization in the context of recent developments, including in the context of the implementation of the mandate defined by the convention.
Views were exchanged on the continuing efforts of the OPCW and member states towards disarmament and non-proliferation in a changing world.