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Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, Head of Armenia-Lithuania Parliamentary Friendship Group has had a phone talk with a member of Lithuania-Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) Parliamentary Friendship Group' Initiative Group Algis Kaseta.
Welcoming the initiative of 9 Lithuanian parliamentarians representing various political forces, Sharmazanov said that it is an important step towards international recognition of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic. He welcomed the commitment of the Lithuanian parliamentarians to freedom and independence, as they did not yield to Azerbaijan's provocations.
For his part, Algis Kaseta expressed hope that the given initiative of the Lithuanian parliamentarians will become precedent also for other countries.
The two parties discussed also the ways of further enhancement of cooperation of the Armenian and Lithuanian parliamentarians.