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President Sargsyan met in Moscow with a number of representative of public and cultural circles of the Armenian community

18.11.2010

Tonight, President Serzh Sargsyan concluded his working visit to the Russian Federation and returned to Yerevan. On the last day of his visit, President Sargsyan met in the Armenian Embassy in Moscow with a number of representative of public and cultural circles of the Armenian community.

At the meeting, the President of Armenia congratulated and handed RA state awards to the awardees who represent different areas.

On the occasion of the 75th jubilee and for significant contribution to the strengthening of the Armenian-Russian relations, as well as for his long time and productive work in arts, Armen Jigarkhanian, the USSR People’s Artist, was awarded the Order of Honor.

For his significant contribution to the area of journalism and exceptional professionalism, the Editor-in-Chief of Russia Today TV company Margarita Simonian was awarded the Movses Khorenatsi medal.

Sculptor Mikael Sogoian was awarded the title of the “Honored Painter of the Republic of Armenia”.


After the award handing ceremony, Serzh Sargsyan presented to the participants of the meeting the results of his working visit to Moscow which commenced on November 16. According to the President of Armenia, in the framework of the visit he met with the President and the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and discussed with them issues of great importance for our country.

“All issues raised by us have found positive response, and I would like to assure you that I return to Armenia with enhanced confidence for tomorrow,” said the President of Armenia.

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