Nagorno Karabakh president signs decrees to award servicemen

Nagorno Karabakh president signs decrees to award servicemen

17:51 – 05.05.11

As the May 9 Victory Day and the Shouhsi Liberation Day are drawing
near, President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakyan (NKR,
Artsakh) has signed decrees to award servicemen for their heroic
deeds.

According to a press release by the NKR presidential office, 19
servicemen of the NKR defense Army received bravery awards (five of
them – posthumously).

Military service medals were bestowed upon 460 servicemen for their
brave operations, combat readines and protection the country’s borders
during the Nagorno Karabakh liberation war. Twenty-six awards were
bestowed posthumously.

The president also granted awards to 26 servicemen for their personal
bravery in the heroic battles of Shushi (one of the awards was granted
posthumously).

Tert.am

From: A. Papazian

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