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The results of the visit of the special envoy of the Prime Minister of Canada to Armenia were highlighted


1 December 2023, 19:59

Within the framework of the 30th OSCE Ministerial Forum in Skopje, RA Deputy Foreign Minister Vahan Kostanyan met with Robert Oliphant, Parliamentary Secretary of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada.

The interlocutors noted with satisfaction the opening of the Canadian resident embassy in Armenia, which symbolizes the deepening of bilateral cooperation and can be a new impetus for further development.

Issues related to the bilateral agenda were discussed at the meeting. In terms of deepening Armenian-Canadian friendly relations based on shared values, the inter-parliamentary cooperation of the two countries has also become important.

Consecutive steps towards the implementation of the "Support to Armenian Democracy" report presented as a result of the visit of Canadian Prime Minister Stephane Dion's special envoy to Armenia were highlighted on both sides.

The interlocutors exchanged ideas on issues related to regional security. The deputy minister presented to his interlocutor the security situation in the South Caucasus, the steps taken to normalize relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and the plans implemented by the RA government to address the needs and rights of Armenians forcibly displaced as a result of ethnic cleansing in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Referring to the importance of unblocking all regional infrastructure, the Deputy Foreign Minister presented in detail the "Crossroads of Peace" concept developed by the RA government.

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