YEREVAN.- Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan sent a condolence letter on the occasion of the demise of Joseph Kobzon.
“It was with deep grief that I learned about the death of USSR People’s Artist, Russian State Duma Deputy Joseph Kobzon. Joseph Davydovich was one of the most demanded and beloved artists, intellectual, prominent figure whose name is undoubtedly respected both in Russia and abroad. During his entire life Joseph Kobzon remained a devoted friend of the Armenian people, a brilliant supporter of the development and strengthening of the Armenian-Russian relations and has been bestowed with state wards of Armenia. I extent my sincere condolence to the family, friends and relatives of Joseph Kobzon on the occasion of the irreversible loss,” Pashinyan's message runs.