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15.12.2017
RA NA Delegation Meets with Deputy Speaker of Saeima of Latvia
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On December 15, the delegation led by the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov, and comprised of the RA NA deputies Samvel Farmanyan and Suren Manukyan with the Deputy Speaker of the Saeima of Latvia Inese Lībiņa-Egnere.

During the meeting the sides highlighted the further development and deepening of the Armenian-Latvian friendly relations and the activation of the mutual visits.

The RA NA Deputy Speaker has touched upon the international recognition of the Armenian Genocide and the denial policy of Turkey, noting that after 100 years the authorities of Turkey continue to pursue the deconstructive and denial policy, keeps under blockade Armenia which is inadmissible. Eduard Sharmazanov expressed hope that Latvia bearing democratic values and being an EU member would recognize and condemn the Armenian Genocide.

Talking about the R A-EU Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement, Mr Sharmazanov expressed conviction that Armenia could be a reliable bridge between the EEU and EU member countries. He expressed hope that the parliament of Latvia would ratify the document as quick as possible.

Talking about the NK problem settlement process, Eduard Sharmazanov touched upon the bellicose rhetoric and false campaign of Azerbaijan. “There are countries which fall into the trap of Azerbaijan's false campaign, and among is also Latvia. Some high ranking officials of Latvia make statements which do not emanate from the peaceful settlement of the problem. I call on you not to yield to Azerbaijani false anti-campaign and not to fall into their trap and not make any statements in Artsakh problem which contradict the official positions of the Minsk Group and the EU,” the RA NA Deputy Speaker noted.

The Deputy Speaker of the Saeima of Latvia Inese Lībiņa-Egnere has noted that in the Artsakh issue they support the Minsk Group Co-Chairs’ efforts and the principles.


15.12.2017
International Seminar on Parliamentary Oversight of Armed Forces Held
On December 15, the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security organized an international seminar on the Parliamentary Oversight of Armed Forces, where the RA NA deputies, Ambassadors accredited in the RA, representatives of the civil society, the international experts and the military took pa...

15.12.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Deputy Foreign Minister of Greece
On December 15, the RA NA President Ara Babloyan received the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Hellenic Republic Terens-Nikolaos Quick.Welcoming the guest in the parliament, Ara Babloyan touched upon the Armenian and Greek peoples’ centuries-old friendship and the common historical past.The RA NA Pres...

15.12.2017
Analytical Council Sitting Held
On December 15, sitting of the Analytical Council was convened the moderated by the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan. The expert Suren Sargsyan and the Senior Analyst of the Regional Studies Center (RSC) David Shahnazaryan made the key reports on the agenda t...

15.12.2017
The Complete Exercise of the Right to Artsakh People’s Self-Determination is Irrevocable: Eduard Sharmazanov
The visit of the delegation led by the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov to Latvia continues. The delegation is comprised of the RA NA deputies Samvel Farmanyan and Suren Manukyan.On December 15, the members of the RA parliamentary delegation met with Lolita Čigāne, the Chairperson o...

15.12.2017
It is Inadmissible When Latvia Makes Statements which Contradicts the EU Official Position: Eduard Sharmazanov to State Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia
On December 14, the delegation led by the RA NA Vice President Eduard Sharmazanov and comprised of the RA NA deputies Samvel Farmanyan and Suren Manukyan, met with the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia Andrejs Pildegovičs. The RA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipote...



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