FOREIGN MINISTER OF ARMENIA MET LITHUANIA'S DEFENSE MINISTER

ARMENPRESS
25 June, 2012
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, JUNE 25, ARMENPRESS: Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward
Nalbandyan received Lithuanian Minister of National Defense, Rasa
JukneviÄ~MienÄ-, on June 25. Welcoming the guest, Edward Nalbandyan
said that the Armenian-Lithuanian cooperation has got a new impetus
in the recent years, which was marked by the Lithuanian President's
visit to Armenia last year, and by the agreements reached between the
heads of the two countries. Mr Nalbandyan noted that the cooperation
has considerably improved both in terms of political dialogue,
inter-parliamentary ties and cultural exchanges. FM stressed that
the opening of Armenian Embassy in Vilnius played a serious role
in that process, Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs press service
told Armenpress. Lithuanian Minister thanked for warm reception and
emphasized that he highly assesses the comprehensive cooperation
with Armenia, the important ingredient of which is the relations
established between the defense departments of the two countries. The
interlocutors discussed the ways of strengthening bilateral relations,
and referred to issues of the international agenda. With the guest's
request Mr Nalbandyan presented the issue of the South Caucasus Region
and Armenia's approaches on resolution of those issues.