US State Department congratulates Armenian People

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The US State Department issued a statement in which the United States congratulated the Armenian people on the parliamentary elections held on December 9.

The United States welcomes the assessments of the OSCE Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights regarding these elections, which state that the elections were competitive, the candidates freely conducted their campaigns.

“The United States agrees with the preliminary assessments of the OSCE that the elections enjoyed wide public confidence, the fundamental rights and freedoms were respected. We urge the authorities to follow the recommendations of the OSCE and the Venice Commission in future elections, ”the statement says.

The US Department of State notes that significant changes are coming in Armenia this year.

“For 27 years, the United States sought to support democratic changes in Armenia, the development of institutions, and we will continue to do so. We plan to cooperate with the new parliament of Armenia and its government, deepening our 2-sided partnership and cooperation in the name of the rule of law, fighting corruption, developing trade and investment, security in the region and around the world, ”the statement says.

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