On 30 September President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan received primate of the Venezuelan Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Komitas Ohanyan.
Various issues related to the state-church ties, socioeconomic situation in Artsakh and regional trends were discussed during the meeting.
President Sahakyan underlined the important role the Armenian Apostolic Church plays in preserving the Armenian national identity in the Diaspora, noting that the church has had a great contribution in supporting Artsakh.
Both sides emphasized the need of continuously deepening the state-church interrelations, considering it among the most important bases of the Armenia-Artsakh-Diaspora trinity.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan partook in the meeting.