Pashinyan promises Russian Federation and Armenia to have stronger fraternal ties

Pashinyan promises Russian Federation and Armenia to have stronger fraternal ties

"The issue we face is to make the lives of Armenian citizens better", Pashinyan said, adding that, on the political level, the primary task is to prepare Armenia for snap parliamentary elections.

"Over the past several weeks, Armenia has overseen a remarkable change in government through peaceful and democratic means", said Congressional Armenian Caucus Founder and Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ). "This is a new Armenia, where any investment will be protected".

He expressed willingness to work with Pashinyan to continuously lift bilateral ties to higher levels.

Fellow Caucus Democratic Co-Chair Jackie Speier (D-CA), who is of Armenian American descent, concurred, noting, "The Armenian people should be congratulated for their successful and peaceful Velvet Revolution".

"I just had a phone conversation with widely known economist of Armenian origin Daren Acemoglu".

In a referendum in 2015, Armenia adopted constitutional changes to move the powers from the president to the prime minister. "Armenian relations with the new government".

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On Monday, Nikol Pashinyan will attend the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council's session. "I will continue doing everything I can in Congress to help Armenia succeed in its remarkable reformation".

The Armenian premier, for his part, said his country attaches great significance to the development of friendly relations with Iran based on mutual respect.

Mger Grigoryan became deputy prime minister and Mane Tandilyan now is the minister of labor and social affairs.

On May 8th, Nikol Pashinyan was elected Prime Minister of Armenia with a parliamentary vote of 59 to 42.

Pashinyan confirmed, in turn, that Russian Federation and Armenia are strategic partners: "We are determined to give a new impetus to these relations in political, as well as trade and economic areas".