YEREVAN: India-Armenia Foreign Office Consultations

YEREVAN: India-Armenia Foreign Office Consultations

YEREVAN: The 9th round of Foreign Office Consultations (FoC) between India and Armenia was held in virtual format on 18 February 2022. The Indian side was led by Smt. Reenat Sandhu, Secretary (West) and the Armenian side was led by H.E. Mr. Mnatsakan Safaryan, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia.

During the consultations, both sides had comprehensive discussions on bilateral cooperation in diverse areas including political, economic, commercial, defence, development partnership, capacity building, consular matters and cultural cooperation. They also reviewed the implementation of decisions taken during the first-ever visit of External Affairs Minister to Armenia in October 2021.

The sides exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual interest and agreed to strengthen cooperation in the UN and multilateral fora.

The talks were held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere. Both sides agreed to hold the next consultations at a mutually convenient date.

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