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A concert dedicated to the Day of Europe was conducted on May 23 in Aram Khachatryan concert hall organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia and UNICEF Children’s Chamber Orchestra.
His Holiness Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II, First Lady Rita Sargsyan, ministers, MPs, ambassadors attended the event.
Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian welcomed the guests, saying that few holidays exist in the world that unite tens of peoples, symbolizing peaceful, secure, free and prosperous live, tert.am reports.
The minister said Armenia highlights the continuous development of relations with the EU and the Eastern Partnership provides good opportunity for the development of political dialogue and trade-economic relations.
In his speech the Armenian FM stressed that just a week before Armenia had assumed the presidency of the oldest European institution – the Council of Europe the priorities of which were directed to the reinforcement of democracy, human rights and rule of law in the European contitent. He went on saying that Armenia had assumed the chairmanship with dignity and was resolute in promoting the reinforcement of the values that makes the basis of European civilization and European unity.