Deputy Prime Minister emphasizes the EU's support in overcoming challenges caused by forced displacement of NK people
19:52, 28 November 2023
YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 28, ARMENPRESS. Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Khachatryan on November 28 met with the members of the Joint Delegation of the European External Action Service and the European Commission Directorates-General for Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations.
The head of the EU delegation in Armenia, Ambassador Vassilis Maragos also attended the meeting.
The Deputy Prime Minister underscored the significance of the delegation's visit amidst the current challenges and then presented the participants of the meeting in detail with the measures implemented by the government aimed at addressing the primary needs of forcibly displaced persons from Nagorno-Karabakh. The Deputy Prime Minister emphasized the importance of the support of the European Union in overcoming the challenges due to the created situation, Deputy Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.
According to the source, during the meeting, reference was made to the implementation of the Armenia-EU Comprehensive and Extended Partnership Agreement, as well as the course of cooperation in a number of directions within the framework of the EU Economic and Investment Plan. The participants also discussed opportunities for the development of Armenia-EU trade and economic relations.
It is mentioned that Deputy Prime Minister Khachatryan reiterated the government's commitment to broaden cooperation with the EU. He expressed the government's readiness to introduce new directions essential for sustainable economic development, enhance resilience, and diversify the economy, thereby enriching the bilateral agenda.