ArmInfo. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan held a meeting with Bridget Brink, US Deputy Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, who arrived in Armenia within the framework of the regional visit.
According to the press service of Armenian President, Sargsyan stressed the importance of mutual visits and similar meetings, which contribute to strengthening bilateral interstate relations. The President stressed that Armenia is interested in deepening cooperation with the United States and in developing bilateral relations in all spheres. At the same time, he spoke with satisfaction of developing countries in increasing Armenian-American relations, expressing gratitude for the assistance provided to Armenia in such areas as politics, economy, etc. The President stressed that the United States is making an important contribution to the preservation of the fragile peace that exists in the region and, within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group, together with other co-chair countries, Russia and France, are making efforts towards a peaceful settlement of the problem. Sargsyan expressed hope that the visit of the US Deputy Secretary of State will have a positive impact on the further strengthening of the Armenian-American relations. In turn, Brink also highly appreciated the ongoing work towards the development of the Armenian- American partnership, emphasizing the particularly effective cooperation with Armenia in the fight against terrorism and actions to establish peace in Afghanistan and Kosovo, as well as effective cooperation with Armenia in the framework of international peacekeeping missions. At the meeting, the sides stressed that parallel to the development of economic cooperation, in which progress has been registered for the last period, it is also important to intensify the political dialogue between Armenia and the United States, including through the active work of the Armenian-American intergovernmental commission and the Armenian-American Trade Council and investments. The interlocutors exchanged views on regional problems and challenges, the negotiation process for the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Saturday, February 10 2018 14:21