YEREVAN. –Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan on Thursday met with Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly, within the framework of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Poland, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia informs Armenian News-NEWS.am.
The two FMs discussed the avenues for development of Armenian-Canadian relations. In this regard, Canada's decision to open an embassy in Yerevan was highlighted.
The interlocutors emphasized the further strengthening of the cooperation between the two governments in promoting democratic reforms in Armenia.
Reflecting the recent military aggression unleashed by Azerbaijan against the territorial integrity of Armenia, Minister Mirzoyan emphasized the importance of the withdrawal of Azerbaijani troops from the sovereign territory of Armenia. Also, the Armenian FM briefed his Canadian colleague on the latest developments regarding the normalization of Armenia-Azerbaijan relations and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Melanie Joly, for her part, underscored the role of the EU observation mission in Armenia in maintaining stability in the region, and expressed support for this mission.