New Head of the European Union Delegation to Armenia Presents Credentials

The new Head of the European Union Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Switalski, last week presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian.

The new EU Ambassador confirmed the EU’s positive attitude towards deepening mutual relations under the umbrella of the Eastern Partnership and noted: “It will allow Armenia, with the EU support, to drive forward a programme of comprehensive modernisation and reforms as well as economic integration”.

In turn, the Armenian Foreign Minister expressed his determination to further cooperate with the EU, noting a good bilateral cooperation, in particular sectoral cooperation, visa facilitation, mobility partnership and the continuous human rights dialogue.

Piotr Switalski was appointed Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia on 31 August. Previously, he was Director for Policy Planning in the Council of Europe.


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