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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release
March 31, 2016
Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia
Vice President Biden met today with President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on the margins of the Nuclear Security Summit. The Vice President stressed that the United States is committed to a democratic, prosperous, and secure Armenia at peace with its neighbors. The Vice President thanked President Sargsyan for welcoming more than 20,000 Syrian refugees. Addressing the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Vice President expressed concern about continued violence, called for dialogue, and emphasized the importance of a comprehensive settlement for the long-term stability, security, and prosperity of the region.