On 16 January Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan partook in a meeting of the Defense Army's Military Council dedicated to summing up the activities carried out in 2014 activities and the 2015action plan.
In his speech the Head of the State touched upon the process of army building, emphasized the achievements and existing problems. The President evaluated the activities carried out in 2014 as satisfactory. Bako Sahakyan underlined that the tasks the Defense Army are solving have always been among the most significant and pivotal directions for our state.
Speaking about the action plan for this year the President put a special emphasize on the saturation of the 2015 political agenda with important nationwide and state events that require additional alertness and readiness also on the part of the armed forces noting that in such time periods rude ceasefire violations and attempts to destabilize the situation had become among th e basic foundations of the enemy's policy. According to President Sahakyan the aggressor should always know that we are stronger, more courageous and will give a worthy counter back to any encroachment against our independence, security and dignity.
The Head of the State gave concrete instructions to the defense minister and the supreme command staff of the Defense Army to solve the existing problems on a proper level.
Defense minister of the Republic of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan and other officials partook in the consultation.