Serzh Sargsyan: Officers are the backbone of a state
`Officers are the backbone of the state. The state is as strong as its
Officers,’ President Serzh Sargsyan said at the first conference of
the young Officers of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia.
`There is one way to break the backbone of a state – to destroy its
Officer staff. This means that you are the first target of the enemy,
and we – the authorities and the people – are aware of this.
Therefore, we are ready to do everything for you – the possible and
the impossible,’ said Serzh Sargsyan, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed
Forces of the Republic of Armenia.
The conference was held at the National Academic Theatre of Opera and
Ballet after Alexander Spendiaryan. Speeches were delivered by Defense
Minister Seyran Ohanyan, Minister of Education and Science Armen
Ashotyan, President of the National Academy of Sciences Radik
Martirosyan, Rector of the Yerevan State University Aram Simonyan, NKR
Defense Minister Movses Hakobyan, commanders and captains of the Armed
`The conference aims to emphasize the place and the role of the
Armenian Officer in the Armed Forces,’ DM Seyran Ohanyan said in his