This was reported by the press service of the Armenian leader.

It is noted that in his congratulation he "praised the personal contribution of Vladimir Putin to the strengthening of political, economic, military, humanitarian relations between the two countries."

“In Armenia, the Russian leader is known as a friend and one of the most respected politicians of the whole world,” the statement said.

Earlier, a spokesman for the Russian president Dmitry Peskov said that Putin will spend his birthday, October 7, outdoors in the company of friends and relatives. Putin will turn 67 years old in 2019.