Armenia-Cyprus-Greece partnership highlighted at political consultations between foreign ministries of Armenia, Cyprus


YEREVAN, JANUARY 19, ARTSAKHPRESS. Political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Cyprus were held in Yerevan. The Armenian delegation was headed by Deputy FM Paruyr Hovhannisyan, and the Cypriot one by Secretary General of the Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kornelios Korneliou.

As ARMENPRESS was informed from the MFA Armenia, during the consultations, the interlocutors discussed a wide range of issues of the Armenian-Cypriot bilateral political agenda, emphasizing with satisfaction the high level of political dialogue. The sides exchanged thoughts on a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest, including cooperation within the EU. The parties expressed readiness to make efforts to fully realize the existing potential of bilateral cooperation.

The importance of the trilateral cooperation formed between Armenia, Cyprus and Greece was particularly emphasized.

Paruyr Hovhannisyan presented details of the consequences of blocking the free movement of people and goods through the Lachin Corridor by Azerbaijan, stressing that Artsakh is facing the threat of a humanitarian crisis. He also emphasized that the illegal actions, belligerent rhetoric, and maximalist approach of the leadership of Azerbaijan are seriously undermining the efforts to achieve peace and stability in the South Caucasus.

On the same day, the Cypriot delegation visited the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute and Memorial to pay tribute to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims.

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