YEREVAN (Yerkir)–As Armenia celebrated Army Day Friday–President Robert Kocharian congratulated the Armed Forces for carrying out their duty with honor.
In his speech–Kocharian said that the Armenian Army is one of the strongest structures of the Armenian state–and has played a crucial role in the establishment of the Armenian statehood. He also thanked the Armed Forces for maintaining the balance of power in the region.
The Armenian Army was formed in the midst of the Karabagh war. Immortal heroes–whose memory lives on–contributed their lives to creating this Army.