On 8 March President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan visited the French National Assembly and met a group of deputies.
Bako Sahakyan rated high the role of the French National Assembly in developing and deepening friendly relationship between our two nations considering it important from both political and humanitarian viewpoints.
Bako Sahakyan expressed gratitude to the Assembly's France-Armenia friendship group and its chairman Francois Rochebloine for objective presentation of the Karabagh issue, assisting in keeping Europe informed about Artsakh and consistent efforts directed to the recognition of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
A wide range of issues related to the life and foreign policy of Artsakh, regional trends and development of bilateral relations were discussed during the meeting.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to France Vigen Chitechyan, NKR minister of culture and youth affairs Narine Aghabalyan, head of the Central Information Department of the Artsakh Republic President's office David Babayan, NKR permanent representative to France Hovhannes Gevorgyan and other officials were present at the meeting.