On 1 December President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan visited the Argentinean parliament and met first deputy speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Oskar Aguad, chairman of the standing commission on foreign affairs of the chamber Alfredo Atanasof and a group of deputies.
A wide range of issues related to internal and foreign policy of Artsakh, development of bilateral relations and the settlement of the Azerbaijani-Karabagh conflict were discussed during the meeting.
According to President Sahakyan Argentine is a friendly state for the Armenian people and Artsakh is interested in developing and deepening cooperation with it in different spheres. The Head of the State expressed gratitude to Argentine for recognizing the 1915 Armenian genocide, adding that it became a serious political and moral victory for the civilized world.
Touching upon the Azerbaijani-Karabagh relations, Bako Sahakyan noted that the main reason of impasse in the conflict settlement is the destructive policy of Azerbaijan qualifying it a variation of terrorism.
The Argentinean parliamentarians considered important the meeting with the NKR President, underlining their awareness of the state building process in Artsakh in particular rating high achievements our republic has registered in building democratic and civil society.
Both sides noted the necessity of developing bilateral ties and carrying out concrete projects in this direction.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia in Argentine, Uruguay and Chile Vladimir Karmirshalyan, head of the central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President David Babayan partook at the meetings.