Armenian President, CoE Secretary General meet in New York

On the sidelines of the 69th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan held a meeting with the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland.

At the meeting President Serzh Sargsyan congratulated Thorbjorn Jagland once again on the occasion of being re-elected as CoE Secretary-General and wished him further achievements in his responsible mission.

At the request of the CoE Secretary-General the Armenian President presented the latest developments in the peace process of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The parties emphasized the role of the OSCE Minsk Group in that process.

At the meeting the process of RA constitutional amendments was also touched upon. Thorbjorn Jagland attached great importance to the process and the participation of the Venice Commission in that. The CoE Secretary-General reaffirmed the CoE commitment to supporting that process and expressed his confidence that it will enhance the process aimed at developing Armenia and its society based on the principles of protection of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.

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