YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 13, ARTSAKHPRESS. Speaker of Parliament Alen Simonyan held a meeting with the new Ambassador of Czech Republic Petr Piruncik. The Speaker congratulated the Ambassador on assuming office and noted that the Armenian-Czech partnership will further expand and deepen during his tenure, the parliament’s press service said in a read-out.
Partnership between parliamentarians of the two countries in international platforms was highlighted.
“There’s been rather active cooperation between the parliaments of Armenia and Czechia in the past ten years. In this context I have to mention that I invited the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Markéta Pekarová Adamová to visit Armenia,” Speaker Simonyan said.
Deepening cooperation with the Czech Republic as part of the Armenia-EU Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) was also discussed.
Speaking about ongoing developments in the region and Azerbaijan’s aggression against the sovereign territory of Armenia and the Armenian population of Nagorno Karabakh, Ambassador Piruncik attached importance to peaceful dialogue for resolving the issue.
The Ambassador thanked for the reception, stating that he will not spare efforts during his tenure to promote mutual awareness between Armenian and Czech peoples in terms of history and culture.