Meeting of the Presidents of Armenia and Italy took place at the Presidential Palace
A meeting between the Presidents of Armenia and Italy took place at the Presidential Palace. Present at the meeting were the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the two countries.
Welcoming the President of Italy Sergio Mattarella, President Armen Sarkissian noted that his visit was a historic one since this was the first time President of Italy visits Armenia.
Underscoring that the Armenian-Italian relations rest on the historical connections of the two ancient nations and common system of values, Armen Sarkissian said that in the quarter of a century since Armenia’s independence, the Armenian-Italian interstate relations have been developing in the atmosphere of partnership and mutual trust.
Presidents Armen Sarkissian and Sergio Mattarella exchanged views on the extensive agenda of the Armenian-Italian cooperation, noted that the multifaceted relations of the two countries hold great potential for development and through joint efforts might be elevated to a qualitatively new level.
At the conclusion of the meeting, President Armen Sarkissian awarded the President of Italy with the Order of Glory for his considerable contribution to the strengthening and development of the interstate relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Italian Republic.