Canada’s Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly has announced that Canada will establish Embassy in Yerevan, the Capital of Armenia.
The Minister made the announcement during a recent press conference. While making the announcement, she said: “Following the mission and report of Stéphane Dion, Canada’s Special Envoy to the European Union and Europe and Ambassador to Germany, on ways to increase Canadian support for Armenian democracy, Canada will open a full embassy with a resident ambassador in Armenia, allowing for stronger bilateral ties and increased Canadian support for Armenian democracy.”
While reacting to the announcement, Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan said in a Twitter post that the country strongly welcome the decision of Canada to open an Embassy in Armenia with a resident Ambassador.
Mirzoyan tweeted: “This is yet another milestone in progressively developing Armenian-Canadian relations which will further reinforce our bilateral cooperation based on common values.”