Trump and UN Secretary Guterres Praise Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan

Trump among many other World Leaders, has issued congratulations to Nikol Pashinyan on his reappointment as the prime minister of Armenia. Trump’s message is as follows:

“Dear Mr. Prime Minister: Congratulations on your appointment as Prime Minister of Armenia and your coalition’s success in the December 9th, 2018 parliamentary elections. The United States supports a prosperous, democratic Armenia at peace with its neighbors. Together, we can make progress on deepening trade between our countries, strengthening global security, and combating corruption. A peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will help these efforts. Best wishes to you and the people of Armenia.”

UN Secretary

On January 19, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has sent a congratulatory message to PM Nikol Pashinyan for becoming Prime Minister of Armenia. The Secretary wrote:

“Your excellency, please accept my congratulations on being appointed Prime Minister of Armenia. The recent parliamentary elections in Armenia with the technical support of the UN, became an important point for the democratic development of Armenia. I hope that your country will record progress in the future in the spirit of inclusiveness and transparency.

“I am confident that under your leadership, Armenia will continue to uphold the principles and goals of the United Nations. As you proceed with the ambitious reform agenda, the United Nations looks forward to working closely with you and with your Government to implement the Sustainable Development Goals, and to strengthen the protection and promotion of human rights and the rule of law,” he added.

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