Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan visited the city of Tolosa, the Basque Country, where he met with Mayor Ibai Iriarte San Vicente.
During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on the prospects for decentralized cooperation between Artsakh and the Basque Country in a range of spheres. In this context, issues related to the possibility of establishing relations between the city of Tolosa and the cities of Artsakh were touched upon. A number of practical arrangements were achieved.
In Tolosa Karen Mirzoyan visited some memorial places and cultural institutions.
The city of Tolosa is in the province of Gipuzkoa, the Basque Country, situated in the Oria River valley. It was founded in 1256. Currently, the city has 15 000 citizens. It is one of the most important cultural and historical centers of the Basque Country. In the 19th century, Tolosa was the capital of the Basque Country.