Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Meets with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

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(MFA) – On November 6, Armenia Foreign Minister
Nalbandian met with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a work
trip to Paris.

Both sides
expressed appreciation for their good standing bilateral relations. They discussed
the importance of the visa regime facilitation that came into full force on
January 2015 and the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement that was signed
this May. 

Edward Nalbandian
and Antony Blinken discussed the prospects of enhancing economic cooperation
and exchanged views on the upcoming meetings of both the U.S.-Armenia Task
Force and the first meeting of the U.S.-Armenia Trade and Investment Council.

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Cooperation, in
the framework of the International Organizations, was also on the agenda of the
talks.

The Deputy Secretary
expressed appreciation for the participation of the President of Armenia at the
Peacekeeping Summit which took place during the UN General Assembly in
September and Armenia’s highly
valued active participation in the peacekeeping operations.

The Minister of
Foreign Affairs and the Deputy Secretary of State discussed the peace process
of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict resolution. They exchanged views on several regional and international issues.

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