President Gitanas Nausėda of Lithuania met with Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, on Monday. The meeting focused on the reforms undertaken by the Armenian government and the implementation of its commitments under the European Union-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement.
The President of Lithuania underscored that, during the elections, the democratic government of Nikol Pashinyan had received a strong mandate from Armenian people for the implementation of reforms. Gitanas Nausėda said that the EU’s involvement in strengthening institutions and deeper economic ties with Armenia was an aspiration. He underlined that Lithuania supported Armenia on the challenging path of democratic reforms and offered Lithuania’s assistance in implementing reforms in the law and order, fight against corruption and other areas.
“The upcoming Eastern Partnership summit, that will draw cooperation guidelines between this region and the EU, is important to Lithuania. We are ready to share our experience and send experts to assist Armenia in making firm steps along the path of democracy,” Gitanas Nausėda said.
The President stressed that political stability and security was an important factor for the success of reforms and congratulated the Prime Minister of Armenia for passing the democratic test in the election.
Gitanas Nausėda noted that, thirty years ago, Lithuania was the first country to recognize Armenia’s independence and that this year was special for Armenia and Lithuania as it marked the 30th anniversary of the established diplomatic relations.
Last updated 2021.10.04 14:35Back