YEREVAN. – Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan on Wednesday received UK Ambassador John Patrick Gallagher, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia.
First, Mirzoyan thanked the UK for its continued support in the strengthening of democratic reforms and rule of law and the fight against corruption in Armenia.
The interlocutors exchanged views on the matters that are on the Armenian-British bilateral agenda.
Also, the parties discussed The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to be held in Glasgow, UK this November, and the participation of the Armenian side in it.
Touching upon regional security and stability, FM Mirzoyan stressed the importance of the Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) conflict’s lasting and comprehensive settlement under the mandate of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs. Ambassador Gallagher, for his part, noted that the UK also supports the format of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs.
In addition, the Armenian FM stressed the need for unimpeded access for international organizations to carry out a humanitarian mission in Artsakh.