Armenian and Czech Foreign Ministers Ararat Mirzoyan and Jan Lipavsky discussed issues related to the development of Armenian-Czech cooperation on bilateral and multilateral levels. The meeting of the Foreign Ministers took place in the frames of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Lodz.
The sides expressed satisfaction with the regular consultations held between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries and stressed the importance of organizing high-level reciprocal visits for the activation of political dialogue.
Minister Mirzoyan presented his Czech counterpart the recent developments in the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani relations and the Nagorno-Karabakh issue.
Touching upon the consequences of the Azerbaijani aggression against the territorial integrity of Armenia on September 13-14, the Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed the necessity of unconditional withdrawal of the Azerbaijani armed forces from the sovereign territory of Armenia. He also stressed the unacceptability of the use or threat of force and unconstructive approaches by Azerbaijan.
Ararat Mirzoyan and Jan Lipavsky also exchanged views on the EU observer mission in Armenia. Mirzoyan praised the role of the EU mission in the context of ensuring stability.