On 26 September President of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic Bako Sahakyan met a group of students from the Republic of Armenia at the grand hall of the Officer's Palace in capital Stepanakert. The students arrived to the NKR upon the invitation of the "Base Metals" company. According to the President such visits are of great important and should be carried out on a periodic basis and contribute to consolidation of efforts by the world spread Armenians in developing Artsakh.
In a warm and free atmosphere the President answered numerous of questions asked by the students. Special attention was paid to the Karabagh issue within the context of recent developments in the region.
Bako Sahakyan noted that NKR's position of has not changed. The official Stepanakert advocates peaceful settlement of the conflict with direct participation of Artsakh in the negotiation process. President Sahakyan underlined that independence and security of Artsakh cannot be a matter of any speculations.
The Head of the State rated high the speech delivered by President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia at the UN General Assembly, especially points touching upon the rights of nations to self-determination. Bako Sahakyan welcomed the dialogue between Armenia and Turkey noting that the Nagorno Karabagh Republic should also partake in any program aimed at establishing stability in the region.
Chairman of the NKR National Assembly Ashot Ghulyan, premier Ara Haroutyunyan, other officials partook at the meeting.