September 20, 2011 - 20:54 AMT
Putin: Armenia-Russia ties aim to provide stability in South Caucasus

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin addressed a congratulatory message to his Armenian counterpart Tigran Sargsyan on occasion of the 20th anniversary of Armenia’s independence.

“Armenia-Russia relations, based on centuries-old traditions of friendship are progressing, with a number of achievements noted in trade, economy, investment, science and cultural sectors. The countries are constructively interacting in the framework of CIS, CSTO and many other formats to provide stability and safety in South Caucasus region. I wish welfare and prosperity to Armenian people,” the Russian PM said.