YEREVAN, March 25 /ARKA/. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received March 22 Lynne Tracy, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Armenia.
Welcoming Mrs. Tracy, Nikol Pashinyan congratulated her on appointment and wished her every success in her diplomatic mission, the government press office said. The Prime Minister emphasized that the Government of the Republic of Armenia is interested in the continued development of partnership with the United States, including the political and economic spheres.
The Premier said Armenia is consistently heading along the path of democratic reforms by fighting against corruption and monopolies, promoting human rights and freedom of speech. In this respect, he stressed the importance of building closer ties of cooperation with the United States and implementing joint programs in the aforementioned areas.
Thankful for the warm welcome, Lynne Tracy said she was honored to meet with Prime Minister Pashinyan and reaffirmed the U.S. Government’s strong commitment to assisting sovereign Armenia in implementing its democratic agenda and anti-corruption efforts, dealing with economic and regional bottlenecks, as well as in matters of international security. The U.S. Ambassador assured that during her tenure she would make all necessary efforts to promote the development of bilateral economic cooperation.
During the meeting, the parties discussed a number of issues on the agenda of the Armenian-American relations. Nikol Pashinyan and Lynne Tracy exchanged views on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement process and other regional issues of mutual interest.