Armenian and Russian foreign ministers celebrate 30th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Russia exchanged messages on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and Russia, the Armenian MFA reported.

In his message, Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan underlined that over the past three decades, state-to-state relations between Armenia and Russia have steadily developed on the solid basis of centuries-old friendship and mutual support between the brotherly peoples of the two countries, denoting mutual cooperation. will to deepen them in accordance with Allied cooperation. turned to the 21st century.

Ararat Mirzoyan noted that the mediation efforts of the Russian Federation, including in the form of co-chairmanship of the OSCE Minsk Group, aimed at an exclusively peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict deserve our gratitude. Minister Mirzoyan expressed his confidence that the close interaction between the diplomatic services of our two countries will continue to focus on building the alliance between Armenia and Russia in all areas of interstate relations and promoting peace , stability and security in the South Caucasus.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in turn congratulating the Armenian Foreign Minister, noted that the 30th anniversary is an important milestone in the development of friendly relations between the brotherly peoples of the two countries. For three decades, Russia and Armenia have managed to build truly allied cooperation covering the widest range of fields. A solid contractual and legal basis for bilateral cooperation has been developed and effective mechanisms for its consistent promotion have been created. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he was convinced that the current date would give impetus to building a fruitful partnership.