YEREVAN (Yerkir/A1Plus)–US Ambassador to Armenia John Ordway met with the leadership of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Armenia on Thursday to review the political situation of the country and ways to remedy the situation. The ARF also met with the Russian Ambassador to Armenia Anatoly Dryukov on the same day.
The ARF emphasized that dialogue is key to reaching a political agreement–and that the authorities and the opposition must meet each other halfway to jointly tackle critical issues vital to the welfare of the people.
They agreed that destabilization of the situation in Armenia jeopardizes not only the development of the republic–but also in the entire region.
Discussions were along the same lines between Ambassador Druykov and ARF Armenia Supreme Body representative Armen Rustamian–who said that the ARF and the other coalition partners are determined to resolve current tensions through dialogue with the opposition.
Druykov praised the push for dialogue–pointing to Armenia’s stability as key to that of the region.
Armenian-Russian relations were also discussed.