Foreign Minister met US Congressmen

On April 24 Foreign Minister Edvard Nalbandyan met US Congressmen delegation headed by Foreign Relations Committee head of House of Representatives. The delegation included Congressmen Eliot Lance Engel, David Sisilin and Lois Frankel.

Minister Nalbandyan welcomed the delegation’s visit into Armenia and stressed the importance of their consistent efforts in developing the partnership between Armenia and the USA.

Armenian Foreign Minister highly appreciated the continuous steps of delegation members for recognition of Armenian Genocide and said that it is symbolic that they visit Armenia on the 99th anniversary of Armenian Genocide.

Thanking for the reception US Congressmen noted that the visit is a good opportunity to get acquainted with regional problems and assured that they will support relationship development between Armenia and the USA.

Both sides stressed that Armenian- American relations are on the high level and the confidence of two countries in different spheres is a good guarantee for expanding the cooperation.

Minister Nalbandyan presented the guests Armenian foreign policy priorities, Armenia’s position on regional and international issues, the efforts of Armenia and OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs for peaceful settlement of Karabakh conflict.