Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Friday sent a congratulatory message to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The message reads as follows, in particular:
"In Armenia, your attitude towards issues related to the interests of Armenia and the Armenian people is highly appreciated, and in this context, your efforts aimed at achieving a ceasefire in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone are indisputable.
I expect the continuation of constructive dialogue and joint active work in the direction of enriching the scope of allied partnership between our countries and implementing strategic agreements for the benefit of our peoples and states.
I am confident that with joint efforts it is possible to achieve long-term peace, stability and security in the South Caucasus region, to establish an atmosphere of trust."