President Armen Sarkissian visited a combat position of the RA Armed Forces: It is a great joy and honor to be on the border on Constitution Day
President Armen Sarkissian, who is in Syunik marz on a working visit, was today at the combat position of the N military division of the RA Defense Army. The President met with the troops and officers on duty, toured the position, familiarized with the service conditions, and combat readiness of the unit.
The President congratulated the soldiers and officers on duty and noted in particular that it was a great joy and honor for him to be on the border on Armenia’s Constitution Day. “Every one of you, you all not only defend our borders but also the Constitution, our Fatherland, your families and friends, children, mothers, and us all. I bow to you all, I understand that this position is one of the most important points of defense for our Fatherland. It is not easy, in summer heat and winter cold, to serve 24 hours,” the President said, “As the President of Armenia, I want on behalf of us all to express the deepest gratitude and say that we are proud of you. We expect each of you to continue with your duties, to protect and defend our Fatherland, to protect and defend the peace.
I wish you all good health and safe service. Be strong. I once again congratulate you and us all on today’s holiday, Constitution Day. Safe service.”
A group of servicemen on combat duty were awarded watches engraved with their names from the President of Armenia for their diligent and dedicated service. Gifts were also handed out on behalf of the President.