On March 1 the senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia and the participants of the regular meeting of Armenian Ambassadors accredited in foreign countries, Permanent Representatives in international organisations, as well as Consul Generals visited Artsakh.
The Heads of Diplomatic missions got acquainted on the spot with the current situation in the conflict zone in the aftermath of the military adventures of Azerbaijan.
On the same day the Heads of Diplomatic missions, headed by Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, met in Stepanakert with the President of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan. The Foreign Minister of Artsakh Karen Mirzoyan also attended at the meeting.
The current situation in the settlement process established in the aftermath of the 2016 Azerbaijani aggression against Artsakh, the efforts exerted last year with the aim of overcoming the consequences of the aggression were discussed in detail.
The close and exemplary cooperation between the Foreign Ministries of Armenia and Artsakh was emphasized.
President of Artsakh presented the steps that are envisaged after the Constitutional reforms, achievements in the area of state-building.
Thoughts were exchanged over the development perspectives of Artsakh in different areas. President Sahakyan answered to numerous questions of the attendees.
President of Artsakh expressed gratitude for the complex efforts, being implemented by the Foreign Ministry of Armenia, its central apparatus and diplomatic missions, under the leadership of Edward Nalbandian, aimed at peaceful settlement of the conflict.
President Sahakyan handed Artsakh’s state awards to a group of diplomats of Armenia.
Before the meeting in an extended format negotiations between President Sahakyan and Foreign Minister Nalbandian were held.