YEREVAN. – The Armenian government will continue efforts to settle Karabakh conflict peacefully, in particular based on the right of people to self-determination, the action plan approved by the government says.
As to foreign policy, it is planned to deepen allied relations with Russia and participate in the creation of the regulatory mechanisms of the Eurasian Union. It is also planned to develop friendly partnership with the United States, to continue cooperation with European countries and deepen ties with neighboring Georgia and Iran. In relations with Turkey, Armenia is still ready to normalize ties without preconditions.
As for the defense alliances, it is planned to deepen cooperation within the framework of the CSTO, as well as continue the political dialogue and the Individual Partnership Action Program with NATO.
The government plans to clarify all-Armenian priorities in 2-17-22, and before the end of 2018 to create a strategy to support professional communities (doctors, lawyers, etc.) of Armenians abroad. It should be noted that the Ministry of Diaspora, which was supposed to formulate these tasks, has been operating since 2008.
As to defense sector, it is planned to create an innovative system by the end of 2020 and to strengthen cooperation of the Ministry of Defense with universities on the required specialties