Speaker of the Republic of Armenia National Assembly (RA NA), Alen Simonyan, on Tuesday received a delegation led by Raimundas Lopata, Head of Lithuania-Armenia Friendship Group in the Lithuanian parliament.
At the meeting the Armenia-Lithuania friendly relations based on similar historical experience were highlighted, the NA informs.
Alen Simonyan underscored that Armenia highly appreciates the efforts of Lithuania aimed at deepening of Armenia-EU relations, expressing his gratitude to them for direct participation of Lithuania in the deployment of the EU long-term observation mission on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.
The problems regarding the Armenians displaced because of the Azerbaijani aggression and the humanitarian support provided to our compatriots forcibly displaced from Nagorno-Karabakh by the Government of Lithuania were at the core of the talk.
The RA NA President stressed that the important guarantee of Armenia’s security is democracy, and we expect the support of the Western countries in making that democracy more resistant.
He underlined that our country continues remaining faithful to reaching the agenda for peace, and its important part is the Crossroads of peace project presented by the RA Government as a tool for establishing peace and boosting economic ties in the region.