WASHINGTON – A governmental delegation of the Republic of Artsakh led by its president Bako Sahakyan has been in the American capital for a week, establishing political contacts. In addition to meeting with members of Congress, the delegation had consultations and receptions with the leaders of a number of Armenian organizations.
Members of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL) Supreme Council Vartan Nazerian and Edmond Y. Azadian had come to Washington on this occasion to join with local Supreme Council leader Kevork Marashlian. These ADL representatives were invited on March 15 to the Armenian embassy for a reception organized by the Artsakh delegation.
On March 16, the ADL representatives had a private meeting with President Sahakyan’s group in the office of the Artsakh Republic representative to the United States. ADL Supreme Council President Nazerian welcomed the guests from Artsakh to the United States and then reported on the activities of ADL members in Artsakh. The meeting turned into a substantive discussion of the political situation of Artsakh. A number of plans which will be implemented in Artsakh in the near future by the ADL and associated organizations were discussed.
After the conclusion of the meeting, the ADL Supreme Council invited the Artsakh delegation to a special dinner.
The members of the visiting Artsakh delegation included, in addition to President Sahakyan, Artsakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Masis Mayilian, members of Parliament David Ishkhanyan and David Melkumyan, and Deputy Head of the President’s Administration David Babayan.