YEREVAN, January 21. / ARKA /. Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan received today the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Philippe Lefort who has arrived in Armenia with a farewell visit.
President Sargsyan was said by his press office to emphasize that the important position of the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia proves the interest of the European Union towards the region’s security and stability.
Serzh Sargsyan expressed gratitude to Ambassador Lefort for his contribution to the deepening of the cooperation between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia, as well as the efforts made to foster the regional peace and security. Serzh Sargsyan wished Philippe Lefort success in his further work.
Touching upon Nagorno Karabakh peace process within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group, President Sargsyan expressed his deep concern in regard to the latest cases of constant provocations and the violations of the ceasefire regime by the Azerbaijani side on the Karabakh-Azerbaijan border, and underlined that they create serious obstacles for the further progress of the peace process. -0-