On 22 May Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory letter to the world-famous chansonnier Charles Aznavour.
The letter runs as follows:
"Dear Charles Aznavour,
On behalf of the people and authorities of the Artsakh Republic and personally myself I cordially congratulate You on the glorious jubilee, the 90th anniversary of Your birthday.
You are a living legend whose life has become a vivid embodiment of the native people's destiny. Your life, patriotism and self-dedication are the best example for the generations to come.
The Artsakh people, as well as all the Armenian nation love and are proud of their deserving son. We are all faithful admirers of Your unique art.
I once again congratulate You and wish Karabagh longevity, robust health and all the best".