ArmInfo. Within the framework of an official visit to Egypt, Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with the Secretary General of the League of Arab States (LAS) Ahmed Aboul Gheit.
As reported by the RA MFA press service, Mnatsakanyan noted that this meeting is a good opportunity to re-evaluate the cooperation that has developed between Armenia and the League of Arab States, outline the prospects for its expansion. The parties mutually pointed to the role of the Armenian communities in strengthening relations between Armenia and the Arab world.
The Armenian Foreign Minister and the LAS Secretary General touched upon the events in the Middle East, North Africa and the South Caucasus. They mutually expressed concern about manifestations in these regions of provocative actions aimed at undermining stability and security, and emphasizing the need for joint steps by the international community to maintain and strengthen peace and stability in the regions.
Mnatsakanyan presented the principled position and approaches of Armenia on the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
During the meeting, the sides touched upon the current situation around the Palestinian issue. The RA Foreign Minister pointed out the importance of efforts aimed at resolving the Lebanese-Syrian humanitarian issues.