On 9 August the Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received official delegation of the Republic of Armenia composed of a group members of the National Assembly and the Cabinet of Ministers headed by the republic's premier Hovik Abrahamyan.
Issues related to economic cooperation between Artsakh and Armenia were discussed during the talks.
Special attention was paid to the situation along the borderline. Both sides mentioned that the RA and NKR were proponents of the Azerbaijani-Karabagh conflict's peaceful settlement, underlining at the same time that Armenia and Artsakh would jointly defend if necessary the independence and security of the two Armenian states, the honor and dignity of the Armenian nation.
NKR NA chairman Ashot Ghoulyan, prime-minister Ara Haroutyunyan and other officials were present at the meeting.