STEPANAKERT (NKR.am)—On June 27, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan received member of the City Council of Glendale and former Mayor of Glendale, Zareh Sinanyan, and former member of the California State Legislature and candidate for California State Senate, Anthony Portantino.
During the meeting, Mirzoyan briefed on the current issues of Artsakh’s foreign policy agenda, in particular, the situation created as a result of the military aggression unleashed by Azerbaijan in early April and the steps taken to overcome its consequences.
Mirzoyan also touched upon issues related to strengthening ties between Artsakh and the international community. In relation, the Artsakh Foreign Minister expressed his satisfaction with the adoption of the resolution by the California State Legislature supporting the right to self-determination of the people of Artsakh and underlined the importance of strengthening and developing friendly ties between the cities of Artsakh and California.
Sahakyan considers such visits and meetings efficient means for developing bilateral ties and successful implementation of joints programs.