Arminfo.info



 Friday, November 24 2023 14:36
Naira Badalian

Pashinyan hopes to establish diplomatic relations with Riyadh in near  future

Pashinyan hopes to establish diplomatic relations with Riyadh in near  future

ArmInfo. Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan considers it possible to establish diplomatic  relations with Saudi Arabia in the near future.

In particular, on November 24, during a live broadcast, answering a  corresponding question from a citizen, Pashinyan noted that there  have been certain contacts with Saudi Arabia in recent years, visits  and telephone conversations at the level of foreign ministers, and  there have also been separate contacts and discussions.

"My assessment is that the process is moving forward. I hope that  Armenia and Saudi Arabia will officially establish diplomatic  relations in the near future. By the way, this year we launched  flights from Riyadh to Yerevan. They, as originally planned, are  seasonal," the prime minister noted.

Flights have stopped since September of this year, but there is an  agreement to resume them in 2024, possibly in January, or maybe  later, but with a certain frequency, he noted.

Regarding relations with Pakistan, which has not yet officially  recognized Armenia, Pashinyan said that RA aims to establish good  neighborly relations with all countries of the world. In this vein,  he noted that certain diplomatic work in this direction is being  carried out and will continue to be carried out out, although not at  such a high level.

"But it is clear that the refusal to recognize the independence of  Armenia and establish diplomatic relations for 30 years forces us to  understand the reasons for this and how progress can be recorded in  this situation, which is not an easy task," the head of the Cabinet  emphasized.  At the same time, according to the Armenian prime  minister, the signing of a peace treaty with Azerbaijan may become a  factor in establishing relations with Pakistan. 

POST A COMMENT
Input digits     

News
Ararat Mirzoyan: Security situation in South Caucasus remains  unstableArarat Mirzoyan: Security situation in South Caucasus remains  unstable
Peter Stano found it difficult to announce exact date of Borrell`s  visit to ArmeniaPeter Stano found it difficult to announce exact date of Borrell`s  visit to Armenia
Stano: baseless allegations, continued unjustified criticism directed  towards EUMA from Azerbaijan are totally baseless and really  regrettableStano: baseless allegations, continued unjustified criticism directed  towards EUMA from Azerbaijan are totally baseless and really  regrettable
Withdrawal of Russian troops from Armenia may bring more than serious  losses to Armenia - MPWithdrawal of Russian troops from Armenia may bring more than serious  losses to Armenia - MP
Head of EU Delegation to Armenia expresses condolences to those who  lost relatives in the Sumgait pogromsHead of EU Delegation to Armenia expresses condolences to those who  lost relatives in the Sumgait pogroms
Pashinyan told Mitsotakis what point Yerevan and Baku reached in  negotiationsPashinyan told Mitsotakis what point Yerevan and Baku reached in  negotiations
Speaker: We asked only one question to CSTO, which remained  unanswered - Speaker: We asked only one question to CSTO, which remained  unanswered - "where is Organization`s area of responsibility?"
"Decisions you make will actually determine Armenia`s future": Greek  PM to Pashinyan
Armenian Foreign Ministry issues statement on occasion of 36th  anniversary of Sumgayit pogromsArmenian Foreign Ministry issues statement on occasion of 36th  anniversary of Sumgayit pogroms
Elisabeth Winkelmeier-Becker refuses to comment on issue of political  prisoners in Armenia, citing lack of complete information about itElisabeth Winkelmeier-Becker refuses to comment on issue of political  prisoners in Armenia, citing lack of complete information about it
Deputy PM presents to EU delegates government`s steps to meet needs  of displaced people from ArtsakhDeputy PM presents to EU delegates government`s steps to meet needs  of displaced people from Artsakh
Greece is closely following developments in South Caucasus -  PresidentGreece is closely following developments in South Caucasus -  President
Withdrawal of Russian border guards from Zvartnots airport would be  correct, says Speaker of Armenian ParliamentWithdrawal of Russian border guards from Zvartnots airport would be  correct, says Speaker of Armenian Parliament
Bundestag Member: Germany would be happy with Armenia-Azerbaijan  normalizationBundestag Member: Germany would be happy with Armenia-Azerbaijan  normalization
Parliament Speaker: At the moment there is no information about visit  of President of Ukraine to ArmeniaParliament Speaker: At the moment there is no information about visit  of President of Ukraine to Armenia
Alen Simonyan: Court decision to arrest mother of minor child is  unacceptableAlen Simonyan: Court decision to arrest mother of minor child is  unacceptable
Germany assists Armenia both on democratic reforms agenda and in  peace process with Baku - Germany`s Deputy Ambassador to ArmeniaGermany assists Armenia both on democratic reforms agenda and in  peace process with Baku - Germany`s Deputy Ambassador to Armenia
On 36th anniversary of Sumgayit pogroms, Armenian Assembly of America  calls for Azerbaijan to be held accountable for its heinous crimes  against humanityOn 36th anniversary of Sumgayit pogroms, Armenian Assembly of America  calls for Azerbaijan to be held accountable for its heinous crimes  against humanity
About the meeting with the Afghan delegation led by the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of AfghanistanAbout the meeting with the Afghan delegation led by the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan
At meeting with German parliamentarians, Armenian MP raises issue of  holding Azerbaijan accountable for war criminalsAt meeting with German parliamentarians, Armenian MP raises issue of  holding Azerbaijan accountable for war criminals
FM Mirzoyan briefs UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Armenia`s  key approaches for Armenia-Azerbaijan normalization  FM Mirzoyan briefs UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Armenia`s  key approaches for Armenia-Azerbaijan normalization  
Armenian FM, ICRC President discuss assistance to Artsakh refugeesArmenian FM, ICRC President discuss assistance to Artsakh refugees
American Armenians call on US and int`l leadership to sanction  AzerbaijanAmerican Armenians call on US and int`l leadership to sanction  Azerbaijan
Azeri-Turkish tandem continues to put forward new demands on ArmeniaAzeri-Turkish tandem continues to put forward new demands on Armenia
"Flirting" with NATO and freezing relations with CSTO to led Armenia  being left alone -MP
Secretary General of Armenian Foreign Ministry dismissedSecretary General of Armenian Foreign Ministry dismissed
Yerevan:  meeting of foreign ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan to be  held in BerlinYerevan:  meeting of foreign ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan to be  held in Berlin
Kremlin: Russia has not yet come to an understanding of Armenia`s  position regarding membership in CSTOKremlin: Russia has not yet come to an understanding of Armenia`s  position regarding membership in CSTO
The political team decided!The political team decided!
Armenian NGOs call on civil society representatives not to  participate in COP29 in AzerbaijanArmenian NGOs call on civil society representatives not to  participate in COP29 in Azerbaijan
German Bundestag delegation gets acquainted with EUMA activities German Bundestag delegation gets acquainted with EUMA activities 
French Ambassador assesses current level of Armenian-French relations  as unprecedentedFrench Ambassador assesses current level of Armenian-French relations  as unprecedented
Minister: Ministry of Internal Affairs performed its function  properly in issue of Kamil ZeynalliMinister: Ministry of Internal Affairs performed its function  properly in issue of Kamil Zeynalli
Possible visit of President of Ukraine to Armenia is not exactly so  unlikely - MPPossible visit of President of Ukraine to Armenia is not exactly so  unlikely - MP
Bayramov says meeting with Armenian side to negotiate peace treaty  planned in coming daysBayramov says meeting with Armenian side to negotiate peace treaty  planned in coming days
American journalist: Azerbaijan continues to ramp up arms purchases American journalist: Azerbaijan continues to ramp up arms purchases 
Lukashenko on possible suspension of Armenia`s membership in CSTO:  Lukashenko on possible suspension of Armenia`s membership in CSTO:  "it won`t collapse, it won`t be destroyed"
Serviceman Avag Zakaryan, who died under still unknown circumstances,  was from village of AraratServiceman Avag Zakaryan, who died under still unknown circumstances,  was from village of Ararat
Armenian MP: int`l community is moving further and further away from  the values of democracyArmenian MP: int`l community is moving further and further away from  the values of democracy
U.S. State Department: Russia is not concerned about Armenia`s  interests U.S. State Department: Russia is not concerned about Armenia`s  interests 
Russian expert: West will constantly put great pressure on CSTO  countries, and on Armenia, in particularRussian expert: West will constantly put great pressure on CSTO  countries, and on Armenia, in particular
Armenia actually froze relations with CSTO; it is already established  factArmenia actually froze relations with CSTO; it is already established  fact
History of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations is itself basis of deep  mistrust - PashinyanHistory of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations is itself basis of deep  mistrust - Pashinyan
Armenia`s Premier: Azerbaijan will continue its aggressive policyArmenia`s Premier: Azerbaijan will continue its aggressive policy
Murad Papazian, Nikol Pashinyan had tough conversation in Paris - ARFMurad Papazian, Nikol Pashinyan had tough conversation in Paris - ARF
Pashinyan: history of Armenian-Russian relations has certain  institutional traditions, and we are within those traditionsPashinyan: history of Armenian-Russian relations has certain  institutional traditions, and we are within those traditions
Armenia will leave CSTO no sooner than it declares its readiness to  deploy French military infrastructure on its territory- political  analyst Armenia will leave CSTO no sooner than it declares its readiness to  deploy French military infrastructure on its territory- political  analyst 
Moscow expects comprehensive explanations from Yerevan regarding  Pashinyan`s statements about Moscow expects comprehensive explanations from Yerevan regarding  Pashinyan`s statements about "freezing of participation" of Armenia  in CSTO - Statement
National Security Service of Armenia assures: Russian border guards  do not interfere with EUMA activities on any section of  Armenian-Azerbaijani borderNational Security Service of Armenia assures: Russian border guards  do not interfere with EUMA activities on any section of  Armenian-Azerbaijani border
MEP: problem of lack of progress at beginning of dialogue on  EU-Armenia visa liberalization lies in European CouncilMEP: problem of lack of progress at beginning of dialogue on  EU-Armenia visa liberalization lies in European Council
Lemkin Institute warns Armenian government not to give in to  Azerbaijan`s demands to change Constitution and state symbolsLemkin Institute warns Armenian government not to give in to  Azerbaijan`s demands to change Constitution and state symbols
Armenian Ministry of Defense refutes another Azerbaijani  disinformationArmenian Ministry of Defense refutes another Azerbaijani  disinformation
Privileged conditions with the Business Prime packagePrivileged conditions with the Business Prime package
Pashinyan, Lecornu discuss Yerevan-Paris defense cooperation Pashinyan, Lecornu discuss Yerevan-Paris defense cooperation 
PM Pashinyan dismisses SRC first deputy head and deputy health  ministerPM Pashinyan dismisses SRC first deputy head and deputy health  minister
Papikyan: Armenian-French defense cooperation is done for the sake of  Armenia, and is not directed against anyonePapikyan: Armenian-French defense cooperation is done for the sake of  Armenia, and is not directed against anyone
Nathalie Loiseau: we will support Armenia on path to peaceNathalie Loiseau: we will support Armenia on path to peace
France`s priority is to help protect Armenian civilian population if  Armenia is attacked - Sebastien LecornuFrance`s priority is to help protect Armenian civilian population if  Armenia is attacked - Sebastien Lecornu
New WB study shows significant learning gains made through curriculum  reform for middle school students in ArmeniaNew WB study shows significant learning gains made through curriculum  reform for middle school students in Armenia
Weapons purchased by Armenia not against third countries - minister  Weapons purchased by Armenia not against third countries - minister  
Read more



Commented