YEREVAN.- Armenia's Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan held a telephone conversation o Thursday with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell at the initiative of the US side, the press service of MFA Armenia reported.
Wess Mitchell congratulated Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on the occasion of being appointed Foreign Minister of Armenia. He emphasized that the USA is ready to cooperate with the new Government of Armenia in various spheres of mutual interest.
Thanking for the congratulation, FM Mnatsakanyan emphasized that Armenia highly appreciated the multi-dimensional cooperation between the two states and is ready to continue making efforts aimed at further developing the existing cooperation.
Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Wess Mitchell discussed a number of issues of bilateral agenda.
The sides referred to the activities of Armenian-American Intergovernmental Commission and Armenian-American Trade and Investments Council.
The interlocutors exchanged ideas on pressing regional and international issues. Referring to the situation in Karabakh conflict zone, Minister Mnatsakanyan highlighted the valuable commitment of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chair countries, including the USA, to support the peaceful settlement of the conflict.