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Armenia, EU deepen human rights cooperation

11 December 2009 [11:16] - TODAY.AZ
Yerevan hosted the first Armenia-EU dialogue on human rights – a problem that has attracted the attention of 30 countries worldwide.
The dialogue was held in an open, friendly and constructive environment, Armenian Foreign Ministry said.

The discussion focused on a wide range of issues of bilateral interest, as well as prospects of cooperation.

Armenian delegation, headed by Deputy FM Karine Kazinyan, consisted of Deputy Justice Minister Nikolay Aroustamyan, as well as representatives from General Prosecutor’s Office and other state agencies.

EU delegation was headed by Swedish Ambassador for Human Rights Jan Axel Nordlander.

Discussion agenda comprised issues concerning the national human rights system, implementation of judicial reforms, as well as cooperation within international structures.


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