The EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Toivo Klaar, on Thursday (21 October) met with the Armenian prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, in Yerevan. During the meeting Klaar assured the Armenian leader that the EU was ready to support the process of establishing an atmosphere of trust and dialogue in the region, which will contribute to peace and stability.
Klaar and Pashinyan discussed the current state of EU-Armenia relations. The website of the Armenian prime minister reported that Pashinyan expressed satisfaction with the dynamic activation of the Armenia-EU dialogue, noting that his country attaches importance to the continuous development of partnership with the EU.
The EU Special Representative conveyed to Prime Minister Pashinyan the warm greetings of the President of the European Council Charles Michel, noting that the EU is committed to deepening the partnership with Armenia.
The two exchanged views on the agenda of bilateral relations. Various dimensions were discussed, including the prospects of promoting co-operation within the framework of the Eastern Partnership programme.
Also attending the meeting was the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Wittorin, and members of the EUSR's team.