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Marianna Mkrtchyan

Armenian Prime Minister emphasized importance of expanding economic  component in foreign policy 

Armenian Prime Minister emphasized importance of expanding economic  component in foreign policy 

ArmInfo. Armenia's Foreign Minister, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, reported to the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan on the activities of the Ministry headed by  him.

According to press service of the head of government, the report was  presented in the framework of the hearings on the activities of state  bodies of the Republic of Armenia for 2019.  The Minister reported in  detail about the work done during the reporting period towards the  implementation of foreign policy priorities. In particular, the peace  process on the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement, the promotion of the  agenda for international recognition and condemnation of the Armenian  Genocide, the prevention of genocides and crimes against humanity, as  well as the protection of human rights were touched. He also spoke  about the work done towards the development of cooperation on  bilateral and multilateral platforms.

The Foreign Minister emphasized that Armenian diplomacy proved by its  activity that sovereignty is the most important principle of the  foreign policy of Armenia and, along with two other principles, pan-  Armenianism and interaction, ensures the realization of the values  and interests of the Armenian people in the international arena.

Mnatsakanyan presented steps aimed at developing relations with  Russia, the USA, the European Union and the countries of the European  continent, including France and Germany, direct neighbors of Georgia  and Iran, as well as maximizing the development of relations with  countries in other regions.  Particular attention was paid to the  creation of a trilateral format of Armenia-Cyprus-Greece cooperation. 

The Armenian Foreign Minister spoke about steps aimed at developing  cooperation with the Middle East and African countries, as well as  about cooperation within the framework of the EAEU, CSTO, UN, Council  of Europe, OSCE, the International Organisation of la Francophonie  (OIF/ Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie) and at a number  of other multilateral venues, as well as about priorities Armenia.

Pashinyan pointed out the importance of developing relations in all  of the above areas, as well as consistent steps to fully realize the  full potential of the Armenian diplomatic service.  At the same time,  the Prime Minister pointed out the importance of expanding the  economic component in foreign policy . "Foreign policy in all areas  should be accompanied by the presentation and involvement of economic  projects," said the head of the executive body.

Pashinyan also pointed out the importance of developing a new concept  for the full use of the pan- Armenian potential, taking into account  the processes and changes that have occurred in the Diaspora over the  past decades. The Prime Minister also gave other specific  instructions to those responsible for foreign policy. 

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