ArmInfo.Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will leave for the United States on a working visit on September 21.
According to the Prime Minister's press service, the visit of the head of the Armenian government will begin in Los Angeles, where he will deliver a speech at a rally on Grand Park Square on September 22. Nikol Pashinyan will meet with the leadership of California and Los Angeles, the heads of Armenian organizations, and representatives of the Armenian media. His participation in the business forum is also planned.
The Prime Minister of Armenia will visit Silicon Valley in San Jose, where he will meet with representatives of high-tech companies, as well as specialists from the sphere of Armenian origin. Then Pashinyan will leave for New York to attend the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, where he will deliver a speech. Nikol Pashinyan will meet with UN Secretary General Antonio Guteres, hold a series of bilateral meetings with foreign colleagues.
In New York, the Armenian Prime Minister will meet with the Armenian community, visit the exhibition dedicated to the Velvet Revolution in Armenia and Columbia University.
As part of the visit of the Armenian Prime Minister to the United States, signing of memorandums of cooperation is planned.
A week earlier, Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan at a press conference, touching on the Prime Minister's visit to the United States, noted that he was well aware that journalists were interested in whether Nikol Pashinyan would meet with US President Donald Trump and assured that this issue was on the agenda and is being worked out . At the same time, the chief diplomat of Armenia assured that the level of Armenian-American meetings is at a high level. "There is no shortage in terms of high-level meetings. Moreover, there is an active dialogue, and there are no restrictions in terms of interaction. There will be a Pashinyan-Trump meeting, it's difficult to specify the dates, but we are working in this direction," - summed up Mnatsakanyan. Meanwhile, the Pashinyan-Trump meeting was scheduled for September 2018 on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, but did not take place due to the tight schedule of the leaders of the two countries.