The meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Spain took place in Reykjavik

On May 17, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, Ararat Mirzoyan, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Spain, Jose Manuel Albarez Bueno, in Reykjavik.

The interlocutors noted with satisfaction the positive dynamics of the relations between the two countries, stressing the readiness to deepen cooperation in areas of mutual interest. Thoughts were exchanged on issues of the RA-EU partnership, considering Spain's presidency of the EU Council, which is expected from July 1, 2023.

Issues related to regional security and stability were discussed at the meeting.

Ararat Mirzoyan referred to the situation created as a result of provocative and aggressive actions by Azerbaijan towards the sovereign territory of the Republic of Armenia, the humanitarian challenges in Nagorno-Karabakh caused by the illegal blocking of the Lachin Corridor.

Minister Mirzoyan presented the Armenian side's principal positions regarding normalizing relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The imperative to solve existing problems exclusively through peaceful negotiations was emphasized.