Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   21 March

Armenian and Iranian foreign ministers discuss regional, international issues at MSC

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 16, ARMENPRESS. Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan has held a meeting today with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif during the Munich Security Conference in Germany.

Mnatsakanyan and Zarif addressed a broad circle of issues related to the Armenian-Iranian relations, pointing out commercial, energy, transportation and tourism sectors as important directions for cooperation, according to a news release from the Armenian foreign ministry.

Both sides emphasized readiness to take steps for further development of bilateral relations.

The ministers attached importance to conducting regular contacts and meetings, and in this context emphasized the upcoming visit of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to Iran, which is a good chance to address the multi-sector bilateral cooperation and to outline joint steps.

A number of regional and international issues were also on the agenda.

FM Mnatsakanyan presented to FM Zarif Armenia’s approaches in the direction of the NK conflict settlement.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan

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