Armenia’s Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan, currently in Brussels, met with the European Commission’s General Director for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Khert Jan Kupman, to discuss various issues related to the security situation in the South Caucasus. The two officials exchanged ideas on addressing the medium and long-term needs of those displaced from Nagorno Karabakh and also discussed the possibilities of further promoting the “Crossroads of Peace” program developed by the Government of Armenia. In addition, they referred to a wide range of issues on the RA-EU bilateral agenda, particularly the effective implementation of the provisions of the RA-EU Comprehensive and Extended Partnership Agreement.
Ararat Mirzoyan departed for Brussels to participate in the 5th session of the RA-EU Partnership Council. The session will take place on February 13 and will involve participation from the RA Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Vice President of the European Commission, Josep Borel as well as High Representative of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. The agenda will include discussions on implementing RA-EU comprehensive and extended partnership agreement as well as security situation in South Caucasus and other regional issues.