KARABAKH PRESIDENT PARTICIPATES IN OPENING OF MEMORIAL TO FREEDOM FIGHTERS
March 14, 2014 | 19:47
STEPANAKERT. – President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic on Friday
visited the village of Varanda in the Martuni Region to attend a
solemn ceremony of opening of a memorial to perished freedom fighters.
President Sahakyan awarded a group of freedom fighters of “Arabo”
detachment in connection with the 22nd anniversary of Varanda
settlement’s liberation and for personal bravery shown in battles.
In his speech, President Sahakyan stressed strategic importance of
the settlement’s liberation, noting that without this it would be
impossible to secure the Martuni region.
According to the President, the fact that numerous monuments in Artsakh
and Armenia are being built in memory of our perished brothers and
sisters testifies that the devotees of the nation and their heroism
are not forgotten; the martyrs are always with us and continue to
serve as an example of patriotism and selflessness for generations
to come, NKR president’s press service reported.
Defense minister Movses Hakobyan, other officials, guests from Armenia
participated in the event.
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