STEPANAKERT (Public Radio of Armenia) — On March 5, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh Masis Mayilian received the delegation from Bouc-Bel-Air, France, headed by Mayor Richard Mallié.
Mayilian welcomed the guests and expressed gratitude to Mallié for his consistent stance on the establishment and development of decentralized cooperation with the town of Askeran.
Mayilian noted that the cooperation between Askaran and Bouc-Bel-Air is one of the important examples of the policy of the Republic of Artsakh on the development of international relations. In this context, Mayilian stressed the importance of the development of Francophonie in Artsakh.
Mallié expressed readiness to expand the relations between the two peoples. In this context, the sides exchanged views on the practical aspects of cooperation and the implementation of projects of mutual interest.
The Declaration of Friendship between Askeran and Bouc-Bel-Air was signed on November 19, 2014.