On 1 December Artsakh Republic President within the framework of his working visit to Rome met in the Italian Senate with chairman of the standing commission on human rights of the Senate Luigi Manconi. Issues related to the Artsakh-Italy relations were discussed during the meeting. Special attention was paid to the cooperation in the sphere of human rights protection. President Sahakyan highlighted close cooperation with Europe in the sphere, emphasizing Italy's role in this context. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to Italy SargisGhazaryan and other officials partook in the meeting.