The European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Toivo Klaar, on Thursday (22 February) met in Yerevan with the Minister of Defence of Armenia, Vigen Sargsyan.
During the meeting, issues related to relations between Armenia and the European Union, and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict were discussed.
EU Special Representative Klaar is expected to meet with the Armenian president, Serzh Sargsyan in Yerevan on Friday.
photo: EU Special Representative Toivo Klaar and the Minister fo Defence of Armenia Vigen Sargsyan at their meeting in Yerevan on 22 February 2018 (picture courtesy of the press service of the president of Armenia)
Most of the festivities were this year held outside Yerevan, in the city of Gyumri. The main event saw 13 citizens being awarded the title "Hero of our times".
Ahead of a scheduled meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan later this month, Ahmad Alili looks at the current state of the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process, and argues that public opinion now requires answers and clarifications