YEREVAN, JANUARY 26, ARTSAKHPRESS. On January 26, Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan received Enrique Mora, Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs of the European External Action Service.
As ARMENPRESS was informed from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the parties emphasized the holding of the first session of the Armenian-EU political and security dialogue held on the same day. Issues related to the expansion of Armenia-EU partnership were also discussed.
Ararat Mirzoyan and Enrique Mora addressed regional security issues. Minister Mirzoyan highly appreciated the decision to deploy the EU civilian monitoring mission in Armenia, expressing belief that it will contribute to the establishment of stability and peace in the region.
The interlocutors also discussed the latest developments in the process of normalization of Armenia-Azerbaijan relations.
Referring to the humanitarian crisis created in Nagorno-Karabakh due to the blocking of the Lachin Corridor, Ararat Mirzoyan emphasized that Azerbaijan’s actions are a gross violation of the provisions of the trilateral declaration of November 9, 2020, as well as international humanitarian law. Minister Mirzoyan stressed that Azerbaijan’s non-fulfillment of its international commitments and its maximalist stance greatly undermines the efforts of the Armenian side to establish stability and security in the region.