Estonian speaker of parliament explains post-war visit to occupied Shushi


YEREVAN, JANUARY 17, ARTSAKHPRESS. During a visit to Estonia, President of Armenia Vahagn Khachaturyan met with the President of the Riigikogu (parliament) Jüri Ratas, Khachaturyan’s office said in a press release. 

During the meeting the Armenian President touched upon the developments and conflicts in the region, namely the dangers of the humanitarian crisis that resulted from the blockade of the Lachin Corridor.

The Speaker of Parliament of Estonia described the threat of a humanitarian disaster as “inadmissible” and emphasized that the humanitarian Lachin Corridor and generally any humanitarian corridor cannot remain blocked and endanger the lives and health of thousands of people.

Jüri Ratas also addressed his visit to occupied Shushi and said that the purpose of his visit was to get to know the situation on the ground. He said that Estonia is ready to contribute to the agenda of establishing peace in the South Caucasus within its capabilities.

The meeting also addressed the realization of the potential and possibilities of cooperation between Armenia and Estonia in digitization, high technologies and introduction of border security systems.

Khachaturyan and Ratas highlighted the partnership of the parliaments of the two countries and development of parliamentary diplomacy.

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