French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna expressed her welcome for Armenia's National Assembly decision to join the Rome Statute, granting the country membership in the International Criminal Court. She made this announcement during a joint press conference with the Armenian Foreign Ministry on October 3.
Colonna emphasized the significance of this move, highlighting that it underscores Armenia's firm commitment to democracy and peace, as justice plays a pivotal role in achieving lasting peace.
She also stressed France's enduring historical ties with Armenia, emphasizing the deep friendship between the two nations. France takes pride in its role as a friend and supporter of Armenia and its people, providing long-term support over many centuries.