On 13 September President Bako Sahakyan met a delegation of Russian Society of Friendship and Cooperation with Armenia headed by the society's president Viktor Krivopuskov. The delegation consisted of famous writer Andrei Nouikin, editor-in-chief of the "Literatournaya Gazeta" newspaper Yuri Polyakov, Russian public figures, cultural workers and journalists.
A wide range of issues related to deepening and enlarging Russian-Karabagh relations were discussed at the meeting.
The Head of the State underlined that Artsakh was interested in establishing close cooperation with Russia, stressing the need to systemize such cooperation. Both sides noted the importance of making such meetings regular.
Famous writer and public figure Zori Balayan partook at the meeting.