"We are by your side": EU sends "powerful message" to Armenia

July 17, 2021 – 14:25 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – The European Union wants to be a very loyal and active partner for the welfare, stability and security of , European Council President Charles Michel told a joint press conference with caretaker Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Saturday, July 17.

“I am sending you a very powerful message. We are by your side, we once again confirm the unprecedented €2.6 billion financial package to Armenia to support the implementation of Armenia’s priorities,” Michel said in .

He noted that the EU wants to show its involvement in the region, revealing that he will be traveling to Azerbaijan on Sunday and to Georgia on Monday.

“We want to strengthen the ties between the EU and the countries of this region. We are preparing for the summit in December,” he added.

Also Saturday, Michel visited the Armenian Genocide memorial in Yerevan.

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