On 2 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory address to President of the Pridnestroviаn Moldavian Republic Yevgeny Shevchuk.
The address runs as follows:
"On behalf of the people and authorities of the Artsakh Republic and myself personally I convey my cordial congratulations to You and the entire fraternal people of Pridnestroviye on the Day of the Republic.
It is a holiday symbolizing the will of Pridnestrovian people, their brevity and heroism, readiness to build a democratic state, defend and develop the native country.
In Artsakh we are always glad to see the successes of the Pridnestroviаn Moldavian Republic.
I sincerely wish You, respectful Mr. Shevchuk, and the entire people of the Pridnestroviаn Moldavian Republic peace, prosperity and welfare, new great accomplishments and achievements".