Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Erika Olson.
The Prime Minister emphasized the consistent development of close cooperation with the US and the continuous promotion of the Armenian-American strategic dialogue agenda. Nikol Pashinyan highly appreciated the assistance of the US administration in the implementation of democratic reforms in our country and added that the implementation of this agenda is a strategy and priority for the Armenian government.
At the same time, the Prime Minister emphasized the US efforts to establish stability and peace in the region.
For her part, Erika Olson noted that the US will continue the cooperation in the direction of effective implementation of democratic reforms in Armenia and noted that the government of her country highly values the continuous development of relations with Armenia, including in the economic sphere.
The interlocutors discussed issues related to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the formation of an international dialogue mechanism between Stepanakert and Baku, the humanitarian crisis created in Nagorno-Karabakh due to Azerbaijan’s illegal blockade of the Lachin Corridor, the settlement of relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and the unblocking of regional transport infrastructures.