Armenia continues helping Nagorny Karabakh

Armenian Prime Minister Andranik Markarian signed a new agreement of cooperation with Anushavan Danielian, leader of the Nagorny Karabakh republic, in the republic's capital Stepanakert yesterday. As a Rosbalt correspondent was informed by the press office of the Armenian government, the two leaders agreed to raise the level of economic integration and Armenia will continue to provide socio-economic support for the small republic. They also agreed on a programme for resolving the most urgent bilateral issues.

Mr Markarian is in Nagorny Karabakh to take part in celebrations of the republic's 12th anniversary of independence.