On 19 July Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received defense minister of the Republic of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan.
A number of issues related to army building and cooperation between the two Armenian states in this sphere were discussed during the meeting, attended by Artsakh Republic defense minister Movses Hakobyan.
The meeting subsequently continued in an enlarged format with the participation of the RA defense ministry's delegation. Special attention was paid to army's provision and ware maintenance as well as communal construction.
In his speech the President considered important the need to give a new quality to the works in this direction and elaborate long-term programs, pointing out that such an approach would give a renewed impetus to the country's economic development and effective utilization of its potential.
Premier Ara Haroutyunyan, vice-premier Arthur Aghabekyan and other officials partook in the meeting.