Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
On May 9th, His Holiness Aram I held a phone conversation with Pago Sahakian, the president of the Republic of Artsakh and congratulated him on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the liberation of Shushi. His Holiness stated that the liberation of Shushi is a historical achievement, a source of joy and pride for Armenians around the world, and stressed that Artsakh should remain at the center of our national interests. He underlined that a powerful Artsakh guarantees the existence of a stronger Armenia, and stronger Armenians on their journey towards justice.
Aram I and the president reaffirmed their commitment to remain in permanent consultation for issues and challenges regarding Artsakh and Armenians in general.