Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan sent congratulatory messages to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the occasion of Russia's national day.
"This festive day marks tangible achievements in Russia’s political and socio-economic life, an even greater strengthening of its role and authority in the international arena," Pashinyan said in a message to Putin.
"Based on centuries-old traditions of friendship, trust and mutual support, the exemplary relations between our countries continue to strengthen in the spirit of alliance and strategic partnership for the benefit of our peoples," the Armenian PM added.
He added that the strong bonds of brotherhood between Armenia and Russia, as well as the active political dialogue provide a solid groundwork for the development of trade exchange, economic, military, political, cultural and humanitarian cooperation both at the bilateral level and within the framework of the EAEU, CSTO, CIS and other regional and international associations.
Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, I wish you robust health, happiness and continued success in your public activities of great responsibility. I wish peace and prosperity to the friendly people of Russia.”
In a message to Dmitry Medvedev Nikol Pashinyan emphasized the consolidation of the Armenian-Russian allied partnership as manifested both at the bilateral level and within the framework of integration associations and international organizations.
"I am convinced that the consistent buildup of strategic interaction between Armenia and Russia stems from the best interests of our peoples and countries," the Armenian PM stated.