On November 21, the Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan held a phone conversation with the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Italy Antonio Tajani, the Ministry reports.
Ararat Mirzoyan and Antonio Tajani noted that relations between Armenia and Italy are based on common values and historical relations and expressed readiness to undertake active steps towards further developing mutually beneficial cooperation.
The sides touched upon the importance of high-level mutual visits, and exchanged views on conduction of political consultations between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries. The importance of deepening trade and economic relations and encouraging investments was emphasized and, in this regard, the work of the Armenian-Italian intergovernmental commission was highlighted.
During the telephone conversation, issues related to regional stability and security were also touched upon.
Minister Mirzoyan emphasized that Azerbaijan's non-constructive approaches to the use of force or the threat of force are undermining efforts to establish peace and stability in the region.
The Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Italy also discussed issues on the activities of the EU monitoring mission deployed in Armenia.