On 9 May President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan partook at the solemn events organized in Stepanakert and Shoushi dedicated to the Victory Holiday, the Day of the Artsakh Republic Defense Army and the liberation of Shoushi.
The Head of the State together with second President of the Republic of Armenia Robert Kocharyan and second President of the NKR Arkady Ghoukasyan visited Stepanakert memorial complex, laid garland and flowers to the monument immortalizing the memory of martyrs perished in the Great Patriotic War and Artsakh liberation struggle.
Thereupon the President visited Shoushi where he laid garlands and flowers to the pedestal of the tank-monument and the monument of Vazgen Sargsyan. Bako Sahakyan was present at the solemn ceremony of handing over keys of the newly built dwelling house in Shoushi to families of the NKR Defense army servicemen.
On the same day in connection with the 9 May Triple Holiday the President partook at the solemn event organized at the Stepanakert stadium where he delivered a speech.
The leadership of the Artsakh Republic, official delegation of the Republic of Armenia at the head of the National Assembly speaker Hovik Abrahamyan, representatives of the Diaspora, as well as guests from the abroad partook at the solemn events.