ArmInfo.. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh David Babayan met in Los Angeles with California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino and California Assembly member Adrin Nazarian. According to the press service of the NKR MFA, issues related to the Artsakh-California relations and the current situation in Artsakh were discussed during the meeting.
The Minister expressed his gratitude to Anthony J. Portantino and Adrin Nazarian for their multi-year principled and objective position and adherence to universal values.
Mayor of the City of Glendale Ardashes (Ardy) Kassakhian, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Artsakh Lernik Hovhannisyan, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Artsakh to the USA and Canada Robert Avetisyan and representatives of the Hay Dat participated in the meeting.
Then, Babayan held a meeting with representatives of the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region headed by Chair Nora Hovsepian. Members of the Board of the Armenian Educational Foundation and a group of benefactors also participated in the meeting. Issues related to the implementation of various programs in Artsakh were discussed. The Minister expressed his gratitude to ANCA for constantly supporting Artsakh and protecting the interests of our Republic. David Babayan highly appreciated the efforts of the Armenian Educational Foundation in achieving tangible results in the scientific-educational sphere, stressing that the institution has its specific role in the development of the intellectual potential of the Armenian people. Permanent Representative of the Republic of Artsakh to the USA and Canada Robert Avetisyan was also present at the meeting.