On 10 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received a group of Belgian parliamentarians. Issues related to Artsakh-Belgium relationships were discussed during the meeting. Special attention was paid to parliamentary ties, cultural and humanitarian spheres. President Sahakyan noted that Artsakh was interested in deepening cooperation with Belgium and its administrative units stressing that there were favorable conditions for developing mutually beneficial bilateral relations. National Assembly vice-chairman Vahram Balayan, head of the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy Kaspar Karapetyan and other officials partook in the meeting.