Russia and Armenian will mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations and the 25th anniversary of the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance through an entire cycle of solemn events that will be aimed at underscoring the allied relations. This is what Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov declared during the joint press conference with his Armenian counterpart Ara Aivazian in Yerevan. The events will be held next year.
According to Lavrov, the program of events is being drafted. “I assure you that they will be beautiful events and will be received well by the citizens of our countries,” the minister added.
Lavrov informed that during the talks, he discussed a broad range of issues of mutual interest with the acting Prime Minister and acting foreign minister of Armenia and congratulated them on the occasion of the coming Victory Day, adding that this is a sacred date that is the common wealth of the Russians and Armenians and all peoples of the former USSR.
The minister briefly touched upon the framework of bilateral relations in the areas of economy, the military, military-technical sphere, education, healthcare and security.
“We viewed several regional and global plots from the positions that coincide. We agreed to continue to closely coordinate cooperation within international organizations and support initiatives and candidates,” the Russian foreign minister said.
Lavrov informed that the relations between Russia and Armenia serve as a key factor for stability and peace in the South Caucasus and added that he has invited Ara Aivazian to pay a regular visit to Russia.