On 30 June Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory letter to President Serzh Sargsyan of the Republic of Armenia in connection with his birthday.
The letter runs as follows:
"Your excellency, Mr. President,
I cordially congratulate You on Your birthday anniversary.
Standing at the origins of the formation of the two Armenian states and the heroic Armenian Army you have been doing everything possible for their consistent development and strengthening, solving national issues, protecting the interests of the Armenian people, reinforcing its unity, raising the role of Armenia in the international arena.
I am confident that Your efforts will double and bring to new victories for the glory of Armenian land and its people.
I once again congratulate You on Your birthday anniversary and wish peace, robust health and all the best".