Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Mnatsakan Safaryan received New Zealand's newly appointed Ambassador to Armenia Sarah Mary Walsh (residence in Moscow) on the occasion of presenting copies of credentials, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.
The Deputy Minister congratulated Ambassador Walsh on her appointment, expressing confidence that the Ambassador will contribute to further strengthening and deepening of relations between the two countries.
The two sides expressed readiness to make efforts to identify and realize the potential of bilateral cooperation, in particular, to establish business ties in the fields of high technology and agriculture through the exchange of experiences. The sides touched upon regional and international agenda issues.
In this context, Mnatsakan Safaryan presented to Ambassador Walsh the consequences of the large-scale aggression unleashed by Azerbaijan on September 13 against the sovereign territory of Armenia, as well as the Armenian side's position on the Armenian-Azerbaijani relations, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the Armenia-Turkey normalization process.