STEPANAKERT (Yerkir)–Mountainous Karabagh Republic (MKR) President Arkady Ghoukassian met on Thursday with ARF Artsakh Central Committee members–representatives of the MKR National Assembly ARF faction–and ARF Youth Association leadership.
A wide rage of subjects–including the political and socio-economic situation of MKR–were discussed during the meeting. Ghoukassian praised relations between MKR authorities and the ARF–and stressed the importance of structured dialogue in resolving emerging issues.
"The authorities are always open for dialogue with all political forces," said Goukassian.
ARF Artsakh Central Committee representative Vahan Badasian agreed with Goukassian that political cooperation must exist–and suggested that the sides reach an agreement on future ecomonic cooperation as well.
Commenting on the economic reform program carried out by the authorities of MKR–ARF representatives presented specific suggestions that focused on the development of villages as priority.