Political Consultations between the Foreign Ministries of Armenia and Malta

18 March, 2024

On March 18, political consultations between the Foreign Ministries of Armenia and Malta were held in Valletta. The Armenian delegation was headed by Paruyr Hovhannisyan, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, and Christopher Cutajar, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade of Malta.

Both sides commended the launch of the first political consultations, underlining the importance of holding periodic consultations between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries.

The interlocutors discussed a wide range of issues regarding bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries on multilateral platforms, emphasized the importance of developing and expanding current cooperation in the spheres of economy, high technologies, culture, education, tourism, and others. Further deepening of the Armenia-EU partnership was also touched upon. 

The Deputy Minister briefed his Maltese colleagues on the security situation in the South Caucasus as well as the steps towards the process of normalization of relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan and touched upon  the Issues of regional transport and economic projects. In that context, Deputy Foreign Minister Hovhannisyan presented the "Crossroads of Peace" project developed by the Government of Armenia. Views were also exchanged on other issues of international agenda.

Within the framework of political consultations, Deputy Foreign Minister Paruyr Hovhannisyan visited the Parliament of Malta and had meetings with the Head of the Foreign and European Commission of the Parliament of Malta, Edward Zammit Lewis, and the members of the commission.

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