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Marianna Mkrtchyan

Artsakh Foreign Minister delivered a speech in US Congress

Artsakh Foreign Minister delivered a speech in US Congress

ArmInfo. On October 30, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Artsakh Masis Mayilian, who is on a working visit in the United States, delivered a speech as the  keynote speaker at an event in the U.S. Congress dedicated to the  independence of Artsakh.

As the press service of Artsakh MFA reports, the event was organized  at the initiative of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues and  through the joint efforts of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia  and the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Artsakh to the  United States, as well as the Armenian National Committee of America  and the Armenian Assembly of America.

The Foreign Minister of Artsakh expressed his gratitudee to the  Congressmen present at the event for supporting the Resolution  recognizing and condemning the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman  Empire in 1915-1923 adopted by the House of Representatives of the  U.S. Congress the day before.

In his speech, Masis Mayilian touched upon the processes of  state-building and international recognition of the Republic of  Artsakh and expansion of its international cooperation, as well as  the peaceful settlement of the Azerbaijan-Karabakh conflict.

Congressmen speaking at the event reaffirmed their determination to  continue to contribute to strengthening the security of the Republic  of Artsakh and its international recognition.

Congressmen Brad Sherman and Frank Pallone solemnly handed to the  head of the delegation of the Republic of Artsakh, Foreign Minister  Masis Mayilian a copy of the U.S. House of Representatives' H.Res.296  Resolution recognizing and condemning the Armenian Genocide.

Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the USA Varuzhan Nersesyan,  as well as representatives of the Armenian National Committee of  America and Armenian Assembly of America also delivered speeches at  the event. 

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