16:13, 2 April, 2013

YEREVAN, APRIL 2, ARMENPRESS. On 2 April President of Artsakh
Republic Bako Sahakyan visited the NKR foreign ministry and took part
at the consultation dedicated to summing up the activities of the
structure in 2012 and the 2013 action plan. The Central Information
Department of the Artsakh Republic President informed "Armenpress"
that the Foreign minister Karen Mirzoyan, responsible workers of the
ministry's different departments delivered reports.

The Head of the State noted in his speech that during the reporting
period the structure overall succeeded in solved the set tasks.

Touching upon the republic's foreign policy agenda, the President
noted that it remained unchanged with the peaceful settlement of
the Azerbaijani-Karabagh conflict, international recognition of
the Artsakh Republic and the development of multilateral ties with
different states remaining as the ultimate priorities. President Bako
Sahakyan gave corresponding instructions for proper implementation
of the activities in these directions.

The President underlined that the informational-propagandistic sphere
was of particular importance for solving the foreign policy agenda
super-tasks and the main stress here should be put on the dissemination
of accurate and truthful information about our country and different
spheres of its life as well as on intensifying struggle against the
adversary's fake propaganda. The President emphasized that here we
should abandon the position of reacting and be very proactive, the more
so because we have all the moral, legal and political grounds for that.

Bako Sahakyan also considered significant the activation of our
diplomatic activity in the field of external economic relations,
which would also give an additional impetus to the socioeconomic
development of the republic.

President Bako Sahakyan mentioned that the problems faced by the
structure, the issues of improving working and social conditions of
the staff would remain at the spotlight of the authorities.