STEPANAKERT—Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) President Bako Sahakyan sent on Thursday a congratulatory letter to the newly elected U.S. President Donald Trump, according to the Artsakh presidential press service.
The letter can be read below.
On behalf of the people and authorities of Artsakh and myself personally, I cordially congratulate you on being elected as the 45th President of the United States.
The USA is considered a fraternal country in Artsakh, a state which a home to one of the biggest segments of the Armenian Diaspora.
It has been a quarter of a century since our people struggled for their freedom and independence building a democratic and sovereign state, civil society – values that are basic and fundamental for the Americans too.
The United States, being among the co-chair countries of the OSCE Minsk Group, plays a substantial role in peaceful and just settlement of the Azerbaijani-Karabakh conflict. I am confident that during your presidency, America will carry on this significant mission further on contributing to the maintenance and reinforcement of peace and stability in our region.
I once again congratulate you and the whole people of the United States, wishing peace, prosperity, success and all the best.”