Armenian side bought more armament in last 3 years than over 20 years before
STEPANAKERT, September 3. /ARKA/. Armenian side purchased more armaments in the last three years than over the precedent 20 years, Armenia’s prime-minister Tigran Sargsyan said during his visit to one of the military units of Nagorno-Karabakh Army of Defense Monday.
Armenian premier is in Karabakh for the 22nd anniversary of declaration of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR).
The premier said one of the most important aims of the government is to ensure the country’s security.
This implies a modern army and modern armaments, Sargsyan said
“We will never allow the balance being broken”, the premier said as quoted by the government press office.
He also said Armenia’s strategic partners contribute to the country’s arming.
But the most important is the soldiers, their level of preparedness and the extent of their courage, the premier said.
Sargsyan congratulated soldiers on the 22 anniversary of NKR’s declaration.
“Here not only NKR’s future is being built, but also the future of all Armenian people because this is the fight for Armenian identity”, Sargsyan said. –0--