On 30 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadjimba.
The letter runs as follows:
"Respectful Mr. Khadjimba,
On behalf of the people and authorities of the Artsakh Republic and personally myself I cordially congratulate You and the whole people of fraternal Abkhazia on the Day of Liberation and Victory in the Patriotic War.
It is a great holiday symbolizing heroism, bravery, dedication and unshakable faith of the Abkhazian people to live freely and build a sovereign state.
On the path of building an independent state, Abkhazia attained substantial successes and we are sincerely happy with all the achievements of the Abkhazian people.
I once again congratulate You, respected Mr. President, and the whole people of the Republic of Abkhazia on this significant holiday. Peace, prosperity, welfare and new accomplishments to the Republic of Abkhazia!"