The newly appointed Ambassador of Ecuador Juan Fernando Holguín Flores presented his credentials to President Vahagn Khachaturyan
The newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador Juan Fernando Holguín Flores (residence in Moscow) presented his credentials to President Vahagn Khachaturyan.
Congratulating Juan Fernando Holguín Flores on his appointment, President Khachaturyan emphasized that the Ambassador’s diplomatic experience will undoubtedly contribute to the further strengthening of friendly relations between Armenia and Ecuador.
During the meeting, the President touched upon the trade-economic relations between Armenia and Ecuador and highlighted the existing potential for their development. In his speech, the President also congratulated Ecuador on being elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and emphasized that oftentimes, Ecuador and Armenia come up with common approaches and principles on international platforms, which is very important.
“Under the current circumstances, the role of the UN increases and in this regard, I wish success to Ecuador in the fulfilment of its important and responsible obligations,” noted the President, highlighting that Armenia aspires to establish peace and friendly relations with all the contiguous countries.
The newly appointed Ambassador expressed his gratitude for the reception and highlighted that it’s an honor for him to represent Ecuador in Armenia.
Juan Fernando Holguín Flores noted that Ecuador always advocates peace and resolution of conflicts through political dialogue, and is committed to making efforts at the UN platform to achieve peace in our region as well.
In his speech, the Ambassador touched on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and Ecuador and noted that throughout these years, there has been significant progress, particularly in terms of the growth of trade and economic ties.
During the meeting, the President attached importance to the activation of intergovernmental and inter-parliamentary contacts, as well as the conclusion of bilateral agreements on investment promotion and mutual protection, education and science, which are currently in the draft stage.