Hollande wished Sargsyan and the Armenian people happiness, prosperity and good luck.
Armenia may be proud of the way it passed since independence. It succeeded in progressing as a democratic and prosperous country at the same time reinforcing its role in the international arena.
Special relations between Armenia and France are deeply anchored in history and are marked by friendship between the French and the Armenian people.
Hollande also welcomed Sargsyan’s desire to continue the Karabakh peace talks stressing that France, as an OSCE Minsk Group co-chairing state, is attaching importance to the peace process.