Artsakh President visits US Congress

15-03-2018 10:10:10   | USA  |  Press release
 


On 14 March President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan visited the US Congress.
 
The President met with a group of members of the Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the Artsakh-US relations, the Azerbaijani-Karabakh conflict settlement and regional processes. Central Information Department of the Office of the Artsakh Republic President informs about this.
 
Then, a reception was organized in the Congress dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Artsakh Movement.
 
In his remarks, the President highlighted the meetings held at the highest legislative body of the United States, noting that they also increase the level of our responsibility in persistent and hard work, further deepening and developing bilateral relations.
 
"I am optimistic that it will be the same as we view the United States as a friendly country, a country that has become a second homeland for millions of Armenians. I am optimistic because we have faithful, honest and unselfish friends here who have always been with Artsakh for many years and are supporting our people and bringing true information about our country to the world. We highly appreciate our friendly ties, considering them as a great wealth, "the President of the Republic of Artsakh emphasized in his speech.
 
Bako Sahakyan noted that in our country the Americans attach great importance to the support of Americans to Artsakh and here they have their own Congress House and Senate, our congressmen and senators.
 
The President valued Washington's tangible role in maintaining peace and stability in our region, in the peaceful and just resolution of the Azerbaijani-Karabakh conflict.
 
"The development and deepening of relations with the United States has been, will and will remain one of the main directions of our foreign policy," President Sahakyan emphasized.
 
The President handed state awards to a group of US congressmen and senators for supporting Artsakh and making a tangible contribution to the development of Artsakh-US relations.
  -   Press release
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