March 16, 2012
Raffi Hovannisian Meets German Foreign Minister
Yerevan―ACNIS founder Raffi K. Hovannisian met with Federal Republic of Germany foreign minister Guido Westerwelle here today in the presence of other politicians and civil society representatives. Hovannisian, who had served as Armenia's first minister of foreign affairs, shared his perspectives on the Republic's domestic challenges and international priorities.
On the same day Raffi Hovannisian received Ms. Katherine Leach, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Armenia. They discussed British-Armenian relations and current developments in Armenia and the region.
The Armenian Center for National and International Studies (ACNIS) is a leading independent strategic research center located in Yerevan, Armenia. As an independent, objective institution committed to conducting professional policy research and analysis, ACNIS strives to raise the level of public debate and seeks to broaden public engagement in the public policy process, as well as fostering greater and more inclusive public knowledge. Founded in 1994, ACNIS is the institutional initiative of Raffi K. Hovannisian, Armenia’s first Minister of Foreign Affairs. Over the past fifteen years, ACNIS has acquired a prominent reputation as a primary source of professional independent research and analysis covering a wide range of national and international policy issues.
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