Within the framework of the visit to New York, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian had a meeting with EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Catherine Ashton, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Štefan Füle and the Foreign Ministers of the Eastern Partnership countries. Issues related to the preparation of the Vilnius summit were discussed.
Edward Nalbandian chaired the informal meeting of the Foreign Ministers of BSEC member states. The meeting covered issues of implementation of the 2013-2015 Action Plan of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, the raise of the organizations’ efficiency, events to be organized under the Armenian chairmanship.
During the meeting reference was made to the high-level meeting on Information and Communication Technologies to be held in Yerevan on October 4.
During the meeting with OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zanier the interlocutors exchanged views on issues of OSCE agenda and the process of peaceful settlement of the Karabakh issue.
At the Armenian Permanent Representation in the UN, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vanuatu signed a joint communiqué on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Ministers exchanged views on the steps to be taken towards establishment of bilateral relations.
The Foreign Minister of Kosovo Enver Haja briefed the Armenian Foreign Minister on the process of reconciliation with Serbia under the EU auspices. Enver Haja expressed gratitude for the service of the Armenian peacekeepers in Kosovo.