Sargsyan tours military strongholds in Tavush province
YEREVAN, July 13. /ARKA/. Serzh Sargsyan, Armenian president and supreme commander-in-chief of the country's armed forces, traveled to Tavush province on Thursday.
«The President called at one of the combat positions in the north-eastern frontline zone, toured the military stronghold inspecting servicemen’s living conditions and combat training status, as well as the engineering and defensive facilities in place,» the presidential press office reports.
He handed gifts to a group of officers and soldiers who had excelled in service with outstanding dedication and courage.
«Offering his vote of thanks to the defenders of the Motherland, the President wished them every success and good service, stressing that their conscientious service was highly appreciated, since thanks to them, our people could live, work and develop our Motherland peacefully,» the press release says.
Sargsyan next attended the ceremonious opening of a new complex of permanent deployment of the military unit in Idjevan
After a solemn march dedicated to the opening of the newly built military town, he toured the barracks.
Serzh Sargsyan talked to the staff and joined the soldiers and officers for a dinner held in the soldiers’ canteen. -0---