Sargsyan: Armenia appreciates France’s efforts in Karabakh conflict settlement
YEREVAN, July 14. /ARKA/. Serzh Sargsyan, Armenian president, visited today the embassy of France in Armenia on the occasion of the French Republic’s National Day, the presidential press office reports.
The President offered his congratulations and best wishes to Ambassador Jean-Francois Charpenter, the embassy staff and the France's people.
The president assured that Armenia will continue to strengthen bilateral relations and deepen the friendship with France.
President Sargsyan asked Ambassador Charpenter to convey his warm greetings to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.
Sargsyan is quoted in the press release as saying that the centuries-old friendship between Armenia and France and the privileged relationship between the two countries, including the high-level political dialogue and the wealth of mutual trust, provide a solid groundwork for the furtherance of the Armenian-French cooperation.
«I am confident that through joint effort we will be able to build on the ties in both bilateral and multilateral formats to the benefit of our two peoples,» he said.
Sargsyan said Armenia highly values the efforts made by France jointly with Russia and the United States to achieve a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group for the sake of peace and stability in our region.
«I very much appreciate France’s support for rapprochement between Armenia and the European family, as well as the close ties of cooperation maintained in the international arena, including our interaction in the framework of La Francophonie,» he said. --0---