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The Euronest Parliamentary Assembly’s fourth ordinary session was held on 17-18 March at the Armenian National Assembly. Participants discussed issues on the revision of the European Neighbourhood Policy and the upcoming Eastern Partnership summit in Riga, Latvia. Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, arrived in Armenia on 18 March 2015 and, among his other activities, gave a speech at the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly’s fourth ordinary session.
Hahn touched upon neighbourhood policy, noting that the EU wished to be a partner with all the countries of the Eastern Partnership, and that it recognised and defended the unique policy of each. According to him, the EU’s only goal was to build a prosperous future. He emphasised that Armenia’s international obligations would be taken into account in future EU-Armenia cooperation and that EU would continue to support Armenia in implementing reforms.
NRK_4982Referring to Armenian foreign policy, Hahn stressed EU readiness to cooperate with Armenia, continuing support to protect human rights, fight corruption, support civil society and promote democracy and electoral reforms.
After Hahn’s presentation other participants of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly made reports and had in-depth discussions