On 23 November President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan met Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the mayor's "Getty House" residency.
A wide range of issues related to bilateral relations was discussed at the meeting. Both sides expressed readiness to develop cooperation underlying its importance both from political and moral perspectives.
After the meeting mayor Villaraigosa organized lunch in honor of the Artsakh Republic President.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, president of the Los Angeles City Council Eric Garcetti, member of the same council Paul Krekorian, consular general of the Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles Grigor Hovhannisyan, president of the United Armenian Fund, vice-president of the "Lincy" foundation Harout Sassounyan, head of the Central information department of the Artsakh Republic President's Office Davit Babayan, NKR permanent representative to the USA Robert Avetisyan and other officials partook at the events.