As part of his working visit to the United States, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš at UN Headquarters.
Nikol Pashinyan noted that the Czech Republic is a reliable partner for Armenia, and our country is interested in strengthening cooperation in both bilateral and multilateral formats. The Armenian Prime Minister thanked the Czech Parliament for ratifying the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between Armenia and the European Union (CEPA), noting that it goes in tune with Armenia’s reform agenda and its ratification would contribute to the effective implementation of his government’s reform program.
Andrej Babiš said the Czech Republic, too, is keen to to deepen relations with Armenia in mutually beneficial formats and is willing to consider other joint measures in this direction.
During the meeting, the interlocutors discussed prospects for cooperation in the economic, high-tech, digitization and other fields. The Armenian and Czech Premiers exchanged views on eventual cooperation within the European Union, the visa regime liberalization, as well as regional and international developments and challenges.
The Armenian Prime Minister appreciated the balanced position of the Czech Republic in the process of peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.