Toivo Klaar in Yerevan as EU intensifies diplomatic contacts connected with Armenia-Azerbaijan peace process

The European Union is intensifiying its diplomatic contacts in connecttion with the Armenia-Azerbaijan peace process.

EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Toivo Klaar met in Yerevan on Thursday (7 December) with Armenian prime minister Nikol Pashinyan.

A report on the website of the Armenian prime minister said that the two discussed issues related to the normalization of relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the latest developments related to the Nagorno Karabakh problem, as well as ensuring the rights and security guarantees of the Nagorno Karabakh Armenians.

The report adds that the two sides exchanged views on issues related to regional security, peace and stability, border demarcation between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and the process of unblocking the transport infrastructure of the region.#

During the meeting the activities of the EU civilian mission in Armenia were discussed.

Prime Minister Pashinyan emphasized the importance of further negotiations in the format of the meeting held in Prague in October.

photo: Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan welcoming EU Special Representatiove Toivo Klaar and his delegation ahead of their meeting in Yerevan on 8 December 2022 (picture courtesy of the press service of the prime minister of Armenia)