During a meeting with the High Commissioner Zareh Sinanyan, Vice President of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes District, Laurence Fautra, and Bruno Chiaverini, Head of the Department of International Relations, announced that "an exhibition depicting Artsakh’s (Nagorno-Karabakh) cultural heritage will be organized in Lyon."
This region is very active in its cooperation with Armenia. "The friendship between this District and the Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs began during the days of the war, when we worked closely and tried to help Armenia in every way," said Vice Mayor of Vienne Levon Sakounts.
The French officials emphasized the importance of programs intended to introduce French influence and experience in Armenia, and those that create an Armenian environment in France. They agreed to continue maintaining close ties, regarding our Office as the main partner to help carry out work in Armenia.