President Sahakyan partook at festive events dedicated to the liberation of Martakert
On 28 June President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan partook in the Martakert regional center at festive events dedicated to the 18th anniversary of the town's liberation. In his speech the Head of the State considered the liberation of Martakert among the most significant victories in the Artsakh Liberation War adding that today the Defense Army is also able to give a destructive rebuff to any infringement threatening freedom and independence of our republic. Bako Sahakyan noted that the development of the Martakert region was among the pivotal directions of the country's socio-economic progress and everything was being done for its prosperity. The President also handed in state awards to a group of veterans of the Artsakh Liberation War. Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, deputies of the National Assembly and members of the Cabinet of Ministers as well as guests from Armenia partook at the festive events.