GHOUKASSIAN RECEIVES DELEGATION HEADED BY CAROLINE COX
Noyan Tapan News Agency, Armenia
Sept 27 2006
STEPANAKERT, SEPTEMBER 27, NOYAN TAPAN. On September 26, Nagorno
Karabakh President Arkady Ghoukassian received the delegation headed
by Deputy Speaker of British House of Lords, Baroness Caroline Cox. A
number of British and American public figures supporting implementation
of various humanitarian programs in Artsakh were included in the
delegation this time. Noyan Tapan was informed about it from NKR
President’s Press Service.
After mutual greetings Mrs Cox congratulated NKR people and authorities
on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of proclamation of the
Republic. She mentioned that during each visit she is again filled
with optimism and is inspired with diligence of Artsakh people.
At the guests’ request Arkady Ghoukassian touched upon the origin of
the Nagorno Karabakh problem, the war thrusted upon the NKR people and
the current situation. NKR President reaffirmed the Artsakh people’s
will of living free and independently and Stepanakert’s readiness to
pecefully solve the conflict. Answering the questions of those present
the President mentioned the necessity to establish mutual confidence
between the sides as a very important precondition of settlement.
At the end of the meeting Arkady Ghoukassian expressed gratitude to
the guests for their constant attention to Artsakh and expressed the
hope that cooperation traditions will continue.