Closure of Yerevan office serious loss for OSCE – EU ambassador

16:15 • 08.05.17



The closure of the OSCE headquarters in Yerevan will come as a serious blow to the Organization (OSCE), says Ambassador Piotr Switalski, the head of the EU Delegation to Armenia.


At a news conference on Monday, the diplomat expressed regret that their mission will not have the chance to implement the joint projects co-funded by the organization. In his words, the OSCE Yerevan Office was committed to its mission and vision, and was able to prove the importance of its presence in the country.


He said that despite many countries questioning the organization’s projects, Armenia always positively appreciated the OSCE's role.


The diplomat said the OSCE was a preferable partner also for the EU Delegation. But he nonetheless expressed hope that they will continue the collaboration with the organization.

 

Hripsime Hovhannisyan





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