German Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated Nikol Pashonyan on his appoinment as Prime Minister of Armenia. The message reads:
I warmly congratulate you on your renewed appointment as Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.
You are starting your new mandate at a time of great challenges and uncertainties. The Covid-19 pandemic requires unprecedented action from all of us.
Germany stands ready to continue to support the Republic of Armenia as a reliable partner on its reform path in the future. The Federal Government will also continue to do its utmost to support efforts within the OSCE Minsk Group to find a peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
I wish you every success and the best of luck in the fulfillment of your responsible task.