Canada will contribute to the EU Mission in Armenia (EUMA). EU’s Political and Security Committee has decided that the contribution of Canada to the Mission is acceptable and significant.
The Armenian Foreign Ministry commended the decision, saying “it as an important contribution for the Mission’s role in enhancing stability and peace in the South Caucasus.”
Canada will be exempted from financial contributions to the budget of EUMA.
EUMA is a non-armed civilian Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP) Mission. EUMA observe and reports on the security situation along the Armenian side of the border with Azerbaijan. It aims to contribute to human security in conflict-affected areas in Armenia and help build confidence between Armenia and Azerbaijan.