Issues related to the deepening of the RA-EU partnership were discussed

The RA MFA reported that on May 22, political consultations between the foreign departments of Armenia and Spain were held in Madrid under the leadership of Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Armenia Paruyr Hovhannisyan and State Secretary of Foreign and Global Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union, and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain Diego Martinez Bellio.

The parties discussed a wide range of issues on the bilateral agenda, emphasizing the potential in the economy, high technologies, culture, education, tourism, and other areas. Reference was made to the interaction of the two countries on multilateral platforms. The interlocutors discussed issues related to the further deepening of the RA-EU partnership.

Deputy Minister Paruyr Hovhannisyan presented Armenia's vision of achieving sustainable peace in the South Caucasus to his Spanish colleagues and expressed Armenia's position on critical issues in normalizing relations with Azerbaijan. In 1991, the deputy minister emphasized the importance of ensuring maximum clarity in the mutual recognition of territorial integrity and distinction based on the Alma-Ata Declaration.

Paruyr Hovhannisyan referred to issues related to regional transport and economic programs and presented the "Crossroads of Peace" project developed by the RA government.

Thoughts were also exchanged on the two countries' approaches to issues of international agenda. The parties emphasized the need for periodic consultations between their foreign ministries.