The European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Toivo Klaar was in Yerevan in the last days for meetings with the new Armenian government.
On Tuesday, Klaar met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Other meetings were also held with Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnataskanyan and Defence Minister Davit Tonayan.
Issues related to bilateral relations and the nagorno-Karabakh conflict were discussed during the meetings.
source: commonspace.eu with agencies
photo: EUSR Klaar meeting Armenian Defence Minister Davit Tonayan on 29 May 2018 (picture courtesy of the press service of the Ministry of defence of Armenia)
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