YEREVAN (Armenpress)-US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice Thursday congratulated Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian on his appointment as Armenia’s foreign minister.
In her message, which comes a month after Nalbandian took office, Rice said, "I congratulate you on being appointed in the office of the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Armenia. I am looking forward to the meeting with you and I hope that with the joint work we will be able to consolidate the friendship between our countries."
"We have enough work to carry out for final definition of the principles for the Karabakh Conflict regulation as well as supporting Armenia in regulation of diplomatic and economic relations with neighboring countries. We also hope that Armenian will undertake resolute steps to give new impetus to the democratic reforms and restoration of civil freedoms which are general values put in the basis of the relations of our countries."