Speaker of the Armenian National Assembly Galust Sahakyan received today US Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills.
Galust Sahakyan congratulated the diplomat on appointment and voiced hope that his activity would contribute to the further deepening of Armenian-American relations.
The Speaker attached special importance to the development of relations with the US and deepening of cooperation in different fields.
Galust Sahakyan highly appreciated the continuous support of the US to the reinforcement of democratic institutions in Armenia, the implementation of reforms and economic development. He also emphasized the US role in maintaining peace and security in the region and the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
Speaking about the events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Galust Sahakyan noted that Armenia expects a high-level delegation from the US to participate in the commemoration events.
Ambassador Mills assured that “the US remains a friend of Armenia and is resolute to maintain peace in the region.”
As for the events dedicated to the Armenian Genocide centennial, the Ambassador said “the American people stand next to Armenians and realize the importance of the commemoration events, like people of goodwill all over the world do.”