Munich Security Conference: Pashinyan and Michel meet, no meeting with Aliyev planned

The Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan has had an informal meeting with the President of the European Council Charles Michel on the first day of the Munich Security Conference.

According to the read-out from the Armenian Prime Minister's office, Pashinyan and Michel discussed "issues related to regional security and stability, as well as Armenia-EU cooperation".

Within the framework of the Munich Security Council, Pashinyan will have a series of bilateral meetings with foreign colleagues.

No meeting with Aliyev planned, according to reports

Right now there is no meeting planned between the Armenian Prime Minister and the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, who will also be attending according to reports.

The Armenian Prime Minister's Office's Information and Public Relations Department told Radar Armenia that "if such a meeting is planned, we will inform."

Garibashvili and Aliyev to discuss security in the South Caucasus

During the conference, however, the Azerbaijani President will have a panel discussion alongside the Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili on the topic of "Moving Mountains? Building Security in the South Caucasus".

The discussion will take place on Saturday (18 February) from 16.30 to 17.15 CET.

source: with agencies, Munich Security Conference
photo: Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan meets Charles Michel during 2023 Munich Security Conference