YEREVAN, JANUARY 29, ARTSAKHPRESS. Armenian President Vahagn Khachaturyan described his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s visit to Armenia as a “historic event.”
“We are happy to host you at the Presidential residence. This is a historic event. This is the first time that the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt is visiting Armenia, and I thank you for that,” President Khachaturyan said during the enlarged meeting of the delegations after a one-on-one meeting with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
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The Armenian president presented details from his meeting with the Egyptian president.
“The President of Egypt presented the issues of his country and region, and I presented the issues of Armenia and the region. It’s no secret that Egypt is a superpower in its region and it is also known that it has vast experience in mediating mission, and most importantly it presents the interests of the peace agenda, it is like-minded in terms of living peacefully with neighbors, peaceful coexistence. And we are very much alike in this regard. The policy of the Republic of Armenia is to achieve peace in the region, and to live a peaceful and prosperous life with neighbors,” the Armenian President said.
President Khachaturyan said Armenia will need Egypt’s experience in establishing peace and stability in the region.
“I personally need the Egyptian president’s advice, because he has faced big challenges in his political and military past, he’s seen wars and achieved Egypt becoming a stable and developing country. I once again thank you for your visit. I am sure that our discussions today will be productive and will contribute to the development of our two countries,” President Khachaturyan said.