Recovered Pieces of Helicopter to Be Submitted for Study

Armenia's Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian

YEREVAN—Parts of the Artsakh Mi-24 helicopter downed by Azerbaijan will be submitted for expert examination, Armenia’s Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian told media on Saturday.

“The stubborn stand of Azerbaijan, the lack of logic, the reluctance to be committed to the principles of humanism during both the downing of the helicopter and prevention of retrieval of the victims’ bodies, have forced the leadership of the Nagorno Karabakh Defense Army to resort to special actions,” the minister said. He added that due to the professional skills of Artsakh’s military, the specific site of the downing was determined and the body of a pilot and the remains of the other two pilots were retrieved.

Parts of the helicopter which were retrieved in the special operation will soon be submitted for examination, Ohanian stressed. The Minister added that Armenians should be proud of the servicemen, who carried out that difficult task.

Asked whether there will be a response to Azerbaijan’s provocation, Ohanian said that measures will be strengthened to find and eliminate the enemy. “We give a worthy response to those who try to violate the peace,” he stressed.


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  1. Areg said:

    Study for what? You allowed these bastards shoot you down and now you are collecting the pieces for study!

    Give them hell and if you can not do it then get out of the picture. Someone else will have the guts to do it.

    • AL said:

      You say it like its that easy, you want to start another war? are you going to be there to fight against the enemy? or are you going to stay at home and write war mongering comments ?

      I say, someone who writes a comment like yours, should be ready to go and fight the enemy

      war is hell, nobody wants war, the only people who want war are those who have not experienced it