President visited the Western Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church

On 18 November Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited the Western Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of North America in Los Angeles, took part in the Sunday Liturgy served at the Church of St. Ghevondats, met with Primate, Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, a group of representatives of the Diocesan Council and the local Armenian community.
The meeting addressed issues covering the domestic and foreign policy of Artsakh, its social and economic development, the Azerbaijani-Karabagh conflict settlement and the Homeland-Diaspora ties.
President Sahakyan extended his gratitude to the Western Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of North America for the consistent support provided to Artsakh, acknowledging their role in preserving the Armenian national identity in the Diaspora and enhancing the Motherland-Diaspora ties.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan Consul General of the Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles Armen Baibourtyan and other officials partook at the meeting.

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