On the occasion of Armenia’s Independence Day, the Speaker of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, Valentina Matviyenko, congratulated the Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia, Alen Simonyan, as the reported the Department of Public Relations and Communication of the National Assembly.
“On behalf of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and myself, I congratulate you and all deputies of the National Assembly of Armenia on the occasion of the independence.
The Federation Council highly values the brotherly solidarity between the Russian and Armenian peoples and the mutual aspiration to deepen effective cooperation and allied ties.
Our relations are based on respect for mutual interests, which is in line with the long-term development goals of Russia and Armenia. We have achieved a high level of trust and mutual understanding and established bilateral relations in various sectors.
I am sure that the strengthening of Russian-Armenian interparliamentary relations will contribute to interstate dialogue and meet the national interests of the peoples of our countries.
I cordially wish you well-being and success, and I wish peace and well-being to the friendly people of Armenia. May there be happiness, mutual understanding and love in all Armenian families,” reads the congratulatory message.