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


(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.


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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