Pan Armenian News

VARTAN OSKANIAN MET LEBANESE FM


01.07.2005 03:13

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Armenian Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian, who is on three
day visit to Lebanon met yesterday with Mahmoud Hammoud, Minister of Foreign
Affairs and Emigrants. During the meeting the parties discussed a number of
questions of mutual and international interests. The interlocutors expressed
satisfaction with the level of cooperation within various international
structures. They also pointed out to the necessity of Armenia-Lebanon
regular conferences regulated by interdepartmental protocol signed in 2000.
The parties highly appreciated the close ties and friendship between the two
nations and presented their positions on a number of international issues,
particularly on UN reforms and development in the Near East. Vartan Oskanian
in general outline presented the process of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict
settlement as well as the Armenian-Turkish relations.