St. Kitts and Nevis Establishes Diplomatic Relations with Armenia

(New York) 21 September 2017. At the start of what is set to be a robust schedule of bilateral engagements on the margins of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the Foreign Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Honourable Mark Brantley this morning signed a Joint Communiqué to establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Armenia.

At a brief ceremony at the United Nations Headquarters, Minister Brantley exchanged brief words with HE Mr. Edward Nalbandian, Foreign Minister of Armenia and confirmed both countries mutual interest in strengthening bilateral co-operation. Both Ministers expressed their interest in deepening diplomatic ties between their two countries and a desire to cooperate in various international fora. The Ministers exchanged formal invitations to visit each other’s country.

This latest signing of formal diplomatic relations with the Republic of Armenia is a further manifestation of the efforts of the Unity Government of St. Kitts and Nevis to deepen the diplomatic footprint of St. Kitts and Nevis by seeking new allies whilst strengthening ties with existing allies.

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