YEREVAN, JANUARY 14, ARTSAKHPRESS. On January 14, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan received the delegation led by Yaël Braun-Pivet, the President of the National Assembly of France.
As ARMENPRESS was informed from MFA Armenia, Ararat Mirzoyan welcomed the first visit to Armenia at the level of the President of the National Assembly of France, stressing that it testifies to the historical friendship based on the common values of the Armenian and French peoples and the high level of bilateral privileged relations.
Issues related to the rich agenda of cooperation between Armenia and France were discussed at the meeting. The sides emphasized with satisfaction the close cooperation formed at the inter-parliamentary level, and in this regard, particular importance was attached to the activities of the friendship groups operating in the legislative bodies of the two countries and the interaction on multilateral platforms.
The parties addressed issues related to regional security and stability.
The sides referred to the day-by-day worsening humanitarian situation resulted by the blockade of the only road connecting Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia and the world, the Lachin Corridor, and the imperative to solve it. Minister Mirzoyan emphasized that Azerbaijan aims to subject the Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh to ethnic cleansing with its continuous actions.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia expressed gratitude for France’s firm position at different levels and formats in relation to Azerbaijan’s aggression against the sovereign territory of Armenia and the illegal blockade of the Lachin Corridor.