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Armenia, EU explore security cooperation options - Vassilis Maragos

Armenia, EU explore security cooperation options - Vassilis Maragos

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 21, ARMENPRESS. Armenia and the European Union are exploring options for cooperation in the field of security.

The Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, Ambassador Vassilis Maragos said at the press conference organized on the occasion of the first anniversary of the EU Mission in Armenia, addressing the issue of the expansion of Armenia-EU relations.

"We are now working on a new agenda for Armenia-EU partnership. The Council of the European Union has asked the European Commission and the High Representative to develop options for further enhancing Armenia-EU relations in all directions. We are talking about the ongoing process, it concerns both sides," said Maragos.

The EU ambassador said that they are discussing what the wish of Armenian citizens in this regard. He highly praised the partnership based on the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement.

"We are a very important partner in many reforms for Armenia. We are also exploring options to collaborate in the security field. We are specifically discussing the possibility of Armenia's participation in the European Peace Facility," said the Ambassador.

He said that after the development of the agenda is completed, Armenia and the EU will be able to issue a statement. Maragos emphasized that the EU should address the ambitions of the Armenian people.


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