Merkel arrives in Yerevan
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Yerevan on an official visit.
She was welcomed at the Yerevan international airport Zvartnots by a government delegation headed by the republic's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
Merkel and Pashinyan are scheduled to have talks today, to be followed by a joint press conference. Merkel will also have meetings with Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan.
The German delegation includes foreign policy adviser Jan Hecker, economic advisor Lars-Hendrik Röller, EU affairs adviser Uwe Corsepius, as well as Head of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Central Asia and Southern Caucasus of the German Federal Chancellery Matthias Lüttenberg.
Merkel has arrived in Yerevan from Georgia. Tomorrow she will fly to Baku.