Los Angeles Honors Karabakh Republic President Bako Sahakian

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council, led by Councilmember Paul Krekorian, honored President Bako Sahakian of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (Artsakh) Friday, highlighting his commitment to independence and democracy.

Since 1988, President Bako Sahakian has been one of the pioneers of the Karabakh Liberation Movement. In 1990, he joined Artsakh’s self-defense forces and on July 19, 2007, he was elected President of the Republic of Artsakh.

Sahakian was also honored and recognized with a proclamation and the Key to the City by the Montebello City Council.


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