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20.06.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives UK Ambassador to Republic of Armenia
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On June 20, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received Judith Farnworth, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the RA.

Welcoming the Ambassador in the RA National Assembly, Ara Babloyan talked with pain about the terrorist attacks occurred in London during the last one month, which caused numerous casualties.

The RA NA Speaker noted: “Armenia strictly condemns the crimes committed against mankind by the terrorist groupings and highlights the unification of the international community’s efforts for fight to eradicate that evil.”

Ara Babloyan documented with satisfaction that the bilateral agenda of the relations between Armenia and the United Kingdom is gradually expanding, recording the activation of the Armenian-British political contacts and cooperation.

The RA NA Speaker highly assessed the activities of the British Council in Armenia, due to which numerous educational and cultural programmes are implemented in our country, promoting the strengthening of the Armenian-British relations.

Ara Babloyan has stated that Armenia goes on developing democracy, protection of human rights, being part of the civilized community fighting for peace and democracy in the world.

Speaking about the Nagorno Karabakh problem, Ara Babloyan thanked the Ambassador for the position of the United Kingdom over that issue and noted that Armenia is resolute to solve the conflict within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group.

The RA NA Speaker documented: “As a doctor I mostly highlight the human life and I feel pain, when in peaceful conditions young people die during the ceasefire. This is inadmissible in the 21st century and in the civilized world.”

Judith Farnworth, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the RA congratulated Ara Babloyan on being elected the RA NA Speaker.

The Ambassador has noted that the United Kingdom has great experience of parliamentary government and can support Armenia in developing the mechanism of parliamentary oversight and strengthening democracy.

Judith Farnworth expressed her condolences on the death of the four servicemen, who died on the frontline in recent days, noting that those young people’s death is really painful and inadmissible in war and ceasefire conditions. In this context Mrs Farnworth has stated that the United Kingdom supports the approaches of the OSCE Minsk Group and sees the solution of the conflict exclusively through negotiations.

The Ambassador has stated that the countries cannot choose their geographical position, but can choose their future: the steps being taken in the direction of democracy, protection of human rights, and freedom of speech are visible in Armenia.

At the end of the meeting the interlocutors touched upon the issues regarding the parliamentary system of government, the development of democracy in our country and the Armenian-British parliamentary cooperation.


20.06.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Member of Belgian Senate Joris Poschet
On June 20, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received Joris Poschet, the member of the Belgian Senate. Welcoming Joris Poschet in the RA National Assembly, Ara Babloyan has noted that the Armenian-Belgian relations are developing year by year, strengthening the friendship between the two peoples. Touc...

20.06.2017
RA Government Programme Debated with Members of RA NA Tsarukyan Faction
On June 20, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan and the RA Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan met with the members of the RA NA Tsarukyan Faction.The RA Prime Minister presented the RA Government programme, the approaches and the philosophy adopted by the executive body in making it up. In the Prime Ministe...

20.06.2017
Armen Ashotyan: Targeted Statements Are Expected from OSCE Minsk Group for Prevention of New Human Losses and For Benefit of Regional Stability
On June 20, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan received Timur Urazayev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Armenia.The Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations highly assessed the development dyna...

20.06.2017
Armen Ashotyan: We Are Interested in China’s Mega Initiative One Belt, One Road
On June 20, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan received Tian Erlong, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Armenia.Welcoming the guest in the RA NA, Armen Ashotyan highly assessed the character and development dyn...

20.06.2017
Ara Babloyan Visits Malayan Ophthalmological Center
On June 20, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan visited Malayan Ophthalmological Center, where the serviceman Myasnik Hovhannisyan, who was wounded in Artsakh, is receiving treatment. The RA NA Speaker got interested in the wounded serviceman’s health state, talked with him, wishing him quick recove...

20.06.2017
Arpine Hovhannisyan Receives Evaluators of CoE Internal Oversight Directorate
On June 20, the RA NA Deputy Speaker, the Head of the RA NA delegation to PACE Arpine Hovhannisyan received the evaluators of the Council of Europe (CoE) Internal Oversight Directorate Colin Wall and Maria Goldman. The Head of the Council of Europe Office to Armenia Natalya Vutova also attended the ...



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