ArmInfo.President of the United States of America Donald Trump sent a congratulatory message to his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia.
Trump's message reads in part: "Dear President, On behalf of the government and people of the United States, I want to congratulate you and the people of Armenia on the 26th anniversary of the proclamation of Independence, which is celebrated on September 21. This year we also celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between our two countries. Since your independence, we have worked together for the sake of our common interests to help Armenia's democracy and economy. We are ready to continue our assistance to Armenia in the implementation of the new constitution and the transition to a parliamentary system of government. We strive to expand mutually beneficial trade and investment relations for our two countries. We also highly appreciate Armenia's participation in international peacekeeping missions and in NATO exercises and other multinational exercises, in particular, in the summer of this year the "Honest Partner" exercise, which was headed by the American side. We appreciate Armenia's assistance to Syrian refugees. Once again I congratulate you and the Armenian people on the progress recorded in the issues of democracy, security and regional stability. I send the best wishes for this holiday and the coming year, "- said in the congratulatory message of the US President Donald Trump.
ArmInfo.His Holiness Pope Francis of France congratulated President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia.
ArmInfo.President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan on the Independence Day of RA. In the message of the head of the Russian Federation, in particular, it says: "Dear Serge Azatovich, I wholeheartedly congratulate you on Independence Day
ArmInfo."I am sure that Armenia could achieve more in the past 26 years of independence, but we were moving in the right direction. Moreover, we must catch up, "said President Serzh Sargsyan in his speech, timed to the 26th anniversary of Armenia's independence.