Meeting of Foreign Minister of Armenia and Civilian Operations Commander of the EU External Action Service

19 February, 2024

On February 19, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan received Stefano Tomat, the Civilian Operations Commander of the EU External Action Service.

The interlocutors discussed issues related to the activities of the EU civilian monitoring mission in Armenia, touching upon the work done within one year since the deployment of the long-term mission in Armenia. Minister Mirzoyan emphasized the important contribution of the mission in promoting the stability of the international border with Azerbaijan.

The parties stressed that the mission is one of the good examples of the expanding Armenia-EU cooperation and shows the mutual sincere interest of both Armenia and the EU and its member states in its further deepening. In this context, Ararat Mirzoyan and Stefano Tomat exchanged views on issues of the broad agenda of the Armenia-EU partnership, discussing the opportunities provided through the relevant mechanisms and in new dimensions of mutual interest.

During the meeting, regional security and stability issues were also touched upon.

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