The United States has invited 110 countries and territories to the Summit for Democracy to be held in December via a teleconference, and Armenia is among the countries invited to the Summit for Democracy.
The list of invitees is posted on the official website of the U.S. Department of State. Among the countries not invited to the Summit are Russia and China. Moreover, among the participants is Taiwan which, according to the official stance of the People’s Republic of China, is one of the states of China.
Armenia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Ukraine and Estonia are the only countries specified in the list of participants among the former Soviet countries. Among the countries of the Middle East are Israel and Iraq, but the conventional allies of the United States, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, aren’t invited.
Washington is planning to host a Summit for Democracy via a teleconference on Dec. 9-10, gathering heads of states, human rights activists and businessmen.