STEPANAKERT (Public Radio of Armenia)—Nagorno-Karabakh Republic President Bako Sahakian attended the opening of sculptor Toros Rasguelenian’s “Eternity” monument in Stepanakert’s center on Friday, as well as the groundbreaking ceremony of the Paul Eluard Francophone Center, held in Stepanakert’s French Park.
In a speech delivered on Friday, Sahakian noted that the relationship between Artsakh and France has entered a new phase, stressing that deepening friendly relations with France was among the most significant plans of Artsakh’s foreign policy.
“In the face of France we have a strong and civilized friendly country with which we are connected by multiple channels. I am optimistic about the future of our bilateral relations as I see sincere aspirations and perseverance to develop our fraternal relations,” Sahakian said.
National Assembly chairman Ashot Ghoulyan, other parliamentarians, officials from France, and guests from abroad and the Diaspora partook in Friday’s event.