On 21 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory letter to Premier of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan,
The letter reads:
"Respected Mr. Pashinyan,
On behalf of the people, authorities of the Artsakh Republic and myself personally I would like to extend my most heartfelt congratulations to You on the 28th anniversary of the independence declaration of the Republic of Armenia.
The 21st of September 1991 became the most significant starting point for the Armenian people, the foundation of a new path - that of building a sovereign and democratic state, based on national and universal human values.
Every Armenian must always keep in mind the idea of Homeland, contribute to the patriotic mission of cementing the independent Armenian statehood.
Respected Premier Pashinyan,
I congratulate You and all our people once again on this memorable holiday and wish peace, great success and victories for the good and well-being of the Republic of Armenia."