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Trump congratulates Pashinyan on election as Prime Minister of Armenia

President of USA Donald Trump has congratulated Nikol Pashinyan on election as Prime Minister of Armenia.

“Congratulations on your recent election. I look forward to working with you on the many areas of mutual interest for our two countries, including strengthening trade ties, democratic institutions and regional security,” said Trump in his message to Pashinyan published on U.S. Embassy Facebook account. “Progress on fighting corruption, bringing all political parties together and peacefully solving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will help these efforts and ensure and Armenia’s bright future.”

As EADaily reported earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a phone call on May 8, during which the Russian leader congratulated the Armenian politician on election as prime minister and wished him success on that responsible post.

The sides expressed readiness to continue working towards further development of Armenian-Russian strategic allied relations and enhancement of integration processes.

On May 14, in Sochi, Vladimir Putin and Nikol Pashinyan met on sidelines of the Supreme Eurasian Council meeting. Congratulating Nikol Pashinyan on election to lead Armenia, Putin expressed hope for further dynamic development of the bilateral cooperation.

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