On 4 April Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory address to President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan in connection with the 2017 National Assembly elections.
The address runs as follows:
On behalf of the Artsakh Republic people, authorities and myself personally I congratulate You and Republic of Armenia's citizens on the parliamentary elections held on April 2, 2017.
The elections took place in an atmosphere of free and active competition which was confirmed by the international observers.
I am confident that the elections and the new governance system to be formed will contribute to the consistent development and strengthening of Mother Armenia, raising the governing efficiency and cementing the independent Armenian statehood.
I congratulate You once again and wish peace, good luck and all the best".