President Kocharian Spends Victory Day in Stepanakert

STEPANAKERT (Armenpress)–The president of Armenia Robert Kocharian–accompanied by the foreign minister Vartan Oskanian and Karabagh officials–marked Victory Day in Stepanakert–laying a wreath on the Memorial to victims of the Karabagh war with Azerbaijan. The delegation also visited Shushi to mark the 11 year anniversary of the liberation of Shushi from Azeri control.

In the world of legendary hero General Dro–"Whoever reigns over Shushi–reigns over Artsakh," the Armenian forces who took Shushi on May 9–1992 also took control of the remaining parts of Mountainous Karabagh–then expanded to other parts of Artsakh–to create the Republic of Artsakh with its current borders and a belt of natural defenses.

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