President Sargsyan visits Argentine Embassy on Indepence Day
Today, on the occasion of Argentina’s Independence Day President Serzh Sargsyan visited the Embassy of Argentina in Yerevan. The President of Armenia congratulated Ambassador Gonzalo Urriolabeitia, the entire staff of the Embassy and in their person the people of Argentina on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the country’s independence and wished the friendly Argentina prosperity and new success. The President of Armenia wished the Ambassador of Argentina impressive achievements in the strengthening of the Armenian-Argentine relations.
The President expressed confidence that thanks to the practical steps of the leadership aimed at the advancement in various areas, Argentina will continue to uphold its considerable role in the regional as well as global processes. “I am confident that our interstate relations based on mutual trust will develop upward, registering achievements which will further deepen and strengthen our bilateral cooperation,” underscored President Sargsyan and assured that Armenia is ready to do her best to elevate the Armenian-Argentine relations to a qualitatively new level. Serzh Sargsyan noted with satisfaction that close relations between Armenia and Argentina manifest themselves also in the special attitude towards the issues which are sensitive for the two countries. In this context, the President of Armenia praised Argentina’s unbiased position on the NK conflict, as well as the considerable contribution of the people and government of Argentina to the international recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
In the dynamic development of bilateral relations, the President of Armenia and Ambassador of Argentina stressed the importance of the active political dialogue and high-level reciprocal visits. According to the parties, the strong Armenian-Argentine friendship is also testified to by the fact that Armenia and Argentina were the first to open embassies in their respective regions. Ambassador Gonzalo Urriolabeitia stressed the role of the Armenian-Argentine community in the development of the interstate relations. “Relations between our people have a much longer relations than the period since the establishment of diplomatic relations between our two states. In difficult for the Armenian nation time, which was conditioned by historical events, part of the nation had found refuge in Argentinaand was able in a short period of time to display its positive trends, acquire great reputation, to integrate into the Argentine society and contribute to the development of the country,” noted the Ambassador of Argentina to Armenia Gonzalo Urriolabeitia. He expressed gratitude to the President of Armenia for the visit to the Embassy, congratulations and warm words.