Newly-appointed Ambassador of Colombia hands over the copy of his credentials to the Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 5, ARMENPRESS. On December 5, Paruyr Hovhannisyan, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia received Hector Isidro Arenas Neira, the newly-appointed Ambassador of Colombia to Armenia (residence in Moscow), on the occasion of handing over the copy of his credentials.
Congratulating Ambassador on the occasion of his assignment, the Deputy Foreign Minister wished him fruitful and effective work. The Armenian side noted the importance of developing multi-faceted relations with Colombia, the active cooperation of accredited Ambassadors was highlighted, the foreign ministry said.
The Ambassador of Colombia, thanking for the warm greetings and good wishes, expressed his commitment to make efforts towards strengthening relations between the two countries.
During the meeting, the sides touched upon the opportunities of the development of bilateral agenda, including the areas of common interest, as well as the activation of cooperation on multilateral platforms.
According to the source, the Deputy Minister briefed the Ambassador on the current security situation in Armenia, as well as the process of normalization of relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The efforts by the government of Armenia towards addressy the needs and rights of the Armenians forcibly displaced from Nagorno Karabakh as a result of the ethnic cleansing of the Armenians of Nagorno Karabakh by Azerbaijan were emphasized.
It is noted that a number of international issues were touched upon.