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EU statement on election of Prime Minister of Armenia: dialogue among all political stakeholders remains crucial

May 9, 2018

Following the election by the Armenian Parliament of Nikol Pashinyan as the country’s new Prime Minister on 8 May, the EU’s High Representative Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn released a statement. In the statement, they said that this election was done in accordance with the country’s Constitution.

“The European Union looks forward to working with him and his government on the implementation of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement signed last November, with a view to further consolidating democracy, the rule of law and respect of human rights, and to creating a prosperous and resilient country for the benefit of all citizens of Armenia,” said the EU officials.

“To achieve these important goals, a comprehensive dialogue among all political stakeholders in Armenia, including civil society, remains crucial,” the EU statement concluded.

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