Europe and Eurasia: Election of Nikol Pashinyan as Prime Minister of Armenia

Press Statement

Heather Nauert

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC

May 8, 2018

The United States congratulates Nikol Pashinyan as the new Prime Minister of Armenia. We look forward to working closely with the new government and with the people of Armenia on the many areas of shared interest between our countries, including increasing trade, working in support of democracy and rule of law, and safeguarding regional and global security.