YEREVAN, JANUARY 8. ARMINFO. In the course of the long-lasting process of Turkey’s admission to EU, it is expected to establish relations with its neighboring states. UK Ambassador to Armenia Thorda Abbot-Watt said during her final press conference in Yerevan.
Regarding the international recognition of the Armenian Genocide, she said Great Britain was the first country in the world to condemn and inform the international community of the “events of 1915” (ed. Blue Book). Ambassador Watt said during her 3 year mission to Armenia, she visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial every year on April 24. She expressed hope for her country to follow her example.
To note, new Ambassador of UK to Armenia Tony Cantor arrives in Yerevan on January 16. It is the last appointment in his diplomatic career. He was UK Ambassador to Paraguay, wherein he learned Armenian.