RA Minister of Defence visits the Peacekeeping Forces Brigade

30 May, 2022 18:04
On May 30, RA Minister of Defence Suren Papikyan visited the brigade of peacekeeping forces of the Ministry of Defence, participated in the solemn ceremony dedicated to the International Peacekeeping Day.

Congratulating the servicemen on their professional holiday, the Defence Minister expressed gratitude for the peacekeeping humanitarian missions carried out jointly with the servicemen of partner countries in Iraq, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Syria, Lebanon, Mali and Kazakhstan. Highly appreciating the professionalism of the brigade servicemen, Suren Papikyan stressed that realizing the value of peace, the Armenian servicemen fulfilled the set tasks with honor, thereby contributing to ensuring the security and peace of the victims of conflicts and wars.

During the solemn ceremony, a number of servicemen of the peacekeeping brigade were awarded departmental medals and diplomas by the Minister of Defence, the acting Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces, the commander of the military unit.

The Minister of Defence and the high-ranking officers accompanying him laid flowers at the monument built in the territory of the military unit to pay tribute to the memory of the heroes killed in the 44-day war.