Mirzoyan draws Borrell’s attention to the humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh due to blocking of the Lachin Corridor


YEREVAN, JANUARY 25, ARTSAKHPRESS. On January 25, Armenian FM Ararat Mirzoyan, who is in Brussels on a working visit, had a meeting with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell.

As ARMENPRESS was informed from MFA Armenia, during the meeting, the parties exchanged ideas on issues of regional security and stability. Minister Mirzoyan highly appreciated the decision to deploy the EU civilian monitoring mission in Armenia.

Ararat Mirzoyan drew the attention of Josep Borrell to the humanitarian crisis created in Nagorno-Karabakh as a result of the illegal blocking of the Lachin Corridor by Azerbaijan. It was emphasized that Azerbaijan, according to the provisions of the trilateral declaration of November 9, should immediately stop the blocking of the Lachin Corridor. The Armenian side emphasized the implementation of effective steps by the international community to prevent Azerbaijan’s policy of subjecting Nagorno-Karabakh to ethnic cleansing.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia and the High Representative of the EU discussed the developments in the process of normalization of Armenia-Azerbaijan relations.

Reference was also made to the normalization process of Armenia-Turkey relations.

Issues related to the further development of the Armenia-EU partnership were also on the agenda of the meeting.

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