On August 12, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) Karen Mirzoyan received Rubina Berardo, Member of Portuguese Parliament from Social-Democratic Party.
The Foreign Minister welcomed Rubina Berardo’s visit to Artsakh and expressed hope that it would be a good opportunity to fully understand the current realities and developments taking place in Artsakh.
During the meeting, Karen Mirzoyan presented Artsakh’s foreign policy priorities and touched upon the activities aimed at achieving progress in the processes of international recognition of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic and peaceful settlement of the conflict between Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh.
The sides also discussed possibilities of establishing practical ties between the two countries. In this regard, Karen Mirzoyan noted that expanding cooperation between Artsakh and different countries would essentially contribute to stability in the region.
Eduard Sharmazanov, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia and Gagik Melikyan, Head of the Armenia-Portugal Friendship Group in the Armenian Parliament were also present at the meeting.