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Minister Logar holds talks with the Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Moldova and Pakistan and Deputy Secretary of State of the United States

On the margins of the General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Foreign Minister Anže Logar held talks with the Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Moldova and Pakistan and the Deputy Secretary of State of the United States. He also participated in a round table on the situation in Afghanistan and lessons learned over two decades of international intervention in the country.

Minister Logar and Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan praised relations between the two countries, expressing their wish to strengthen cooperation even further. They also highlighted the cooperation between the EU and Armenia, particularly in the context of the Eastern Partnership.

The purpose of Minister Logar’s meeting with Moldova’s Foreign Minister Nicu Popescu was to restore dynamics in bilateral relations. The Ministers also discussed the visit of President Borut Pahor to Moldova scheduled for early October and the Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting and summit. Minister Logar expressed Slovenia’s support for the planned reform programme in Moldova.

The discussion between Minister Logar and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi focused on the current situation in Afghanistan. They also touched upon bilateral relations and economic cooperation between the two countries, as well as EU-Pakistan relations.

During the day, the Minister also attended a round table on the situation in Afghanistan, which was held behind closed doors. It was organised by the International Peace Institute in partnership with Denmark. After this, he also met US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, with whom he exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan and the Western Balkans and the ongoing strategic dialogue between Slovenia and the US.