On October 15, in Saint Petersburg the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan met with the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Maya Gojkovic.
Welcoming Maya Gojkovic, Ara Babloyan highlighted the opportunity of meeting within the framework of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. The RA NA Speaker considered necessary the continuous improvement of bilateral relations, taking as a basis the Armenian-Serbian friendly relations’ centuries-long history. The Head of the Parliament highlighted the formation of the active dialogue between the legislative bodies of the two countries, the mutual visits of the Friendship Groups, which could promote the coordinated work over the development of cooperation on the international structures and a number of issues.
Touching upon the regional key problems, Ara Babloyan reaffirmed that the Armenian side sees the solution of Nagorno Karabakh problem only through peaceful negotiations within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmanship.
“Our country emphasizes the implementation of the measures aimed at the formation of the atmosphere of mutual trust, the snipers’ withdrawal from the line of contact, the creation of the investigation mechnaism of the accidents, the efforts on strengthening the ceasefire regime,” Mr Babloyan said.
Thanking the RA NA Speaker for the meeting, the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Maya Gojkovic also attached importance to the necessity of deepening of the inter-parliamentary cooperation between the two countries and the partnership on different platforms.
Talking about the NK problem settlement, Maya Gojkovic has documented that Serbia defends Armenia’s position of solving the Karabakh problem through peaceful means.
The sides highlighted the development of the ties between the two countries in different spheres.
The Speaker of the Serbian Parliament Maya Gojkovic invited the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan to Serbia.