Pashinyan and Olson discuss development of international mechanism for Stepanakert-Baku dialogue

In a meeting with the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Erika Olson on Tuesday (18 April), the Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has discussed the development of an international mechanism for Stepanakert-Baku dialogue, according to a readout from the Prime Minister's office.

The Armenian Prime Minister "attached importance to the consistent development of close cooperation with the United States and the continuous advancement of the Armenian-American Strategic Dialogue agenda," the Prime Minister’s Office said in a readout, adding that he highly appreciated the United States government’s support for the implementation of democratic reforms in Armenia.

On her part, Olson said that the United States will continue cooperating with Armenia on the effective implementation of democratic reforms, and stated that the United States government attaches high importance to the continuous development of relations with Armenia, including in the economy.

Pashinyan and Olson also discussed issues relating to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, including the development of an international mechanism for dialogue between Stepanakert and Baku, humanitarian conditions in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Armenia-Azerbaijan normalisation process, and unblocking regional transport infrastructures, according to Pashinyan's office.

source: with Prime Minister of Armenia
photo: Prime Minister of Armenia