May 30, continuing meetings with the political forces and the candidates running in the presidential elections within the framework of the Republic President’s message of solidarity and tolerance, the NA President Artur Tovmasyan visited the office of the "Sasna Tsrer" Artsakh party in Stepanakert and met with the members of the party board.
During the meeting the Head of the NA spoke on the proposal to cooperate with the parliamentary and extra-parliamentary forces on the nation-wide issues - Artsakh problem, recognition of the Armenian Genocide and frontline and security issues. The President of the Parliament once again noted that he sees the development of the Artsakh Republic as an independent state; get ahead the vision of reuniting with the Republic of Armenia.
Stressing the importance of holding meetings in the new format, the party coordinator Gagik Yesayan touched upon the proposed issues on the agenda and presented the party position.
During the meeting the parties discussed issues related to the negotiation process and prospects for cooperation.
The NA President next hosted the members of the "Identity and Unity" party led by Erik Mkrtumyan, the Head of the party.
During the meeting Artur Tovmasyan spoke about the possible directions of cooperation with the extra-parliamentary force, making a proposal on their being included in the national agenda as well as the National Assembly friendship groups and circles.
Congratulating the newly elected President of the National Assembly and thanking him for the reception, the Head of the party, Erik Mkrtumyan, expressed readiness to cooperate on various issues aimed at the development of the country, including the framework of legislative initiatives.
Continuing the meetings, the President of the Parliament then received Bardugh Galstyan, Chairman of the “Ramkavar Azatakan Party” of Artsakh and party representatives.
Both sides stressed the importance of government-opposition cooperation on the matters of national importance, as well as in other issues on provision of the vitality of the country.