YEREVAN. –  Deputy Prime Minister Hambardzum Matevosyan on Wednesday received  Lila Pieters Yahia, Acting UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia, the deputy PM's office informed Armenian

Matevosyan expressed readiness to cooperate closely in the context of the implementation of ambitious programs aimed at promoting democracy, security, peace, and stability.

Also, the deputy premier lauded the assistance and efforts of the UN Office aimed at combating COVID-19 in Armenia, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, and resolving the humanitarian issues caused by the Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) conflict.

Yahia, for her part, noted that despite the challenges of 2020, Armenia continues to move forward, and the UN is ready to assist—within the framework of its mandate—the development agenda of the Armenian government.

The parties discussed matters of mutual interest, and agreed to make their cooperation more effective in E-government and a number of other domains.