The Presidents of Armenia and Lithuania made statements for the press
The President of Armenia Vahagn Khachaturyan and the President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda summed up the results of the meetings with statements for the mass media.
The statement of the President of the Republic of Armenia Vahagn Khachaturyan:
“It is a great honour for me to host the President of Lithuania.
The high-level visits between our countries testify to the continuation of our relations, our centuries-old strong ties and common values, as well as the determination to further expand bilateral cooperation.
We had talks with President Gitanas Nausėda in an atmosphere of mutual understanding, during which we discussed the current state of Armenian-Lithuanian relations, as well as a wide range of issues on the agenda of bilateral friendly relations.
Both sides reaffirmed the willingness to deepen interstate relations.
Special reference was made to the possibilities of deepening the economic cooperation and increasing trade turnover.
In this context, the prospects of cooperation in industry, IT, renewable energy and other fields were discussed.
We are happy to note that the delegation of the President of Lithuania includes the rectors of the leading universities of Lithuania, which proves the importance of bilateral cooperation in the field of education and science.
There were also discussions related to the efforts of Armenia aimed at establishing sustainable peace in the region. Lithuania and Armenia have common views on this matter.
The need to preserve the Armenian cultural monuments in Artsakh and under the control of Azerbaijan was emphasized. President Nauseda promised to support the preservation of the Armenian Christian cultural heritage in every possible way.
In this context, importance was given to the visit of the UNESCO mission of experts to the territories of Artsakh, passed under the control of Azerbaijan
Reference was made to the RA-EU partnership agenda and the projects carried out within its framework.''