Today “French Days in Artsakh” festival launched in Artsakh with the performance of the national anthems of France and Armenia .
“French Days in Artsakh” festival launched in Artsakh (photos)
STEPANAKERT, SEPTEMBER 18, ARTSAKHPRESS: In his speech President of the Nagorno-Karabakh, Bako Sahakyan noted that Artsakh-France friendship stepped into a new phase stressing that deepening friendly relations with France was among the most significant directions of Artsakh’s foreign policy.
“In the face of France we have a strong and civilized friendly country with which we are connected by multiple channels. I am optimistic about the future of our bilateral relations as I see sincere aspiration and perseverance to develop our fraternal relations,” noted the Head of the State.
The Head of the “France-Karabakh friendship” circle François Rochebloine greeting the attendees noted that the delegation from France consider it an honour to be in Stepanakert, to take part in a solemn ceremony of groundbreaking the “Paul Éluard’s home” Francophone center held in the French park of capital Stepanakert.
“Francophone is a main link for solidarity-building, exchange of experiences and cultural ties for all those who wish to be part of the Francophone.
“Francophone is a tool that serves for carrying out programs among communities having the same values . The promotion of the Francophone in Artsakh will open new sectors for contribution and I'll do my best with my colleagues to support the establishment and strengthening of the cooperation, "added Rochebloine.
Karabakh National Assembly Chairman and the Head of the “France-Karabakh friendship” circle Ashot Ghoulyan, François Rochebloine and sculptor Toros Rasguélénian had the honor to unveil the “Eternity” sculpture.
NKR National Assembly chairman Ashot Ghoulyan, a group of parliamentarians and officials from France, guests from abroad and the Diaspora, other officials partook in the event.