President Sargsyan Congratulates Obama On Nobel Prize Win

12.10.2009 16:42

The President of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, sent a congratulatory message
to President Barack Obama of the United States on the occasion of
being awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. The message reads:

"Dear Mr. President, On behalf of the Armenian people and myself,
I warmly congratulate you on the occasion of being awarded the 2009
Nobel Peace Prize.

Armenia welcomes your efforts targeted at establishing trust,
stability, security and cooperation in the world. From the very first
day of your presidency you have been undertaking important and daring
initiatives, particularly those towards settlement of a number of
longstanding conflicts and launching of a political dialogue with
different political forces.

We are confident that all the disagreements existing in the world
today can and should be solved through dialogue, since only the
solutions reached via dialogue satisfy all parties and become stable
and enduring.

We attach importance to and appreciate the constructive activity
of the US, as an OSCE Minsk Group co-chair country, targeted at the
settlement of the Karabakh conflict.

I extend my sincere gratitude for your and Secretary Clinton’s
consistent support to the process of normalization of relations between
Armenia and Turkey. I’m sure that without the resolute support of
the United States it would be impo ssible to take effective steps in
that direction.

I wish you every success in your activity for the sake of triumph
of universal values and establishment of international stability
and security.

Accept, please, Your Excellency, the assurance of my respect."

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