June 2, 2021 – 17:26 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, will pay a working visit to Kazakhstan on Thursday, June 3, his office reveals.
During his visit, Sarkissian will be meeting with Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and the first President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The President of Armenia will also meet with the leadership of the Parliament of Kazakhstan.
During the meetings, issues related to the Armenian-Kazakh bilateral cooperation in various fields and interstate relations, as well as interactions within the Eurasian Economic Union, and the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the problems and challenges that emerged in Armenia and the region in the post-war period will be discussed.
On the morning of May 12, the armed forces of Azerbaijan violated the border of Armenia in the southern province of Syunik, advancing 3.5 kilometers and surrounding Sev Lake, which is situated on the border between the two countries but is predominantly a part of Armenia. On May 13, the Azerbaijani military committed more border violations against Armenia, advancing near Vardenis (Gegharkunik province) and Sisian (Syunik province). One Armenian serviceman was killed in Azerbaijan’s shooting on May 25, while six others were captured on May 27.