On 2 September President Bako Sahakyan met official delegation of the Republic of Armenia at the head of Armenian premier Tigran Sargsyan that arrived in Artsakh to partake in celebrations of the 17th anniversary of the NKR's proclamation. A wide range of issues related to bilateral ties and cooperation were discussed. Special attention was put on the spheres of energy, finance and budgeting, construction of roads, irrigation, and agriculture. The necessity deepen cooperation between the two Armenian states in various spheres of economy was mutually stressed. NKR premier Ara Haroutyunan and other officials partook at the meeting.