On September 22, Ararat Mirzoyan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, who is currently in New York to participate in the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly, met with Jean-Yves Le Drian, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France.
The sides discussed issues on the Armenian-French privileged relations, as well as further expansion and deepening of mutually beneficial cooperation in a number of spheres.
The sides have also touched upon the humanitarian issues resulting from the 44-day war and the prospects of the peace process of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Minister Ararat Mirzoyan specifically emphasized the speedy repatriation of Armenian prisoners of war and captured civilians held in Azerbaijan.
Both sides agreed on the need to resume the peace process of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmanship.