The "Warrior of Peace" competition has started in Armenia

22 August, 2021 15:58
The opening ceremony of the “Warrior of Peace” competition within the framework of the International Army Games-2021 tournament took place on August 22 at the Monte Melkonyan Military Sports School.

The ceremony was attended by the Head of the General Staff of the RA Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Artak Davtyan, high-ranking representatives of the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces, heads of diplomatic representations and military attachés accredited in the RA.

Greeting the participants of the competition, Lieutenant General Artak Davtyan noted in his speech. “I am sure that during the competition the teams will show professionalism, a high level of combat, tactical and professional training. The contestants are the best, they have gone through a difficult path of preliminary selection, earning the honor of representing the armed forces of their countries in a fair fight. The “Warrior of Peace” competition will become a real celebration of military brotherhood and courage and will contribute to strengthening international military cooperation. "

Lieutenant General Davtyan added that the international army games are exclusively peaceful in nature, there is no place for politics and contradictions, and the best place to compete with each other is sports events.

The solemn event ended with the performance of song and dance ensembles.

Representatives of the Armed Forces of Armenia, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, the Hellenic Republic and the State of Qatar take part in the "Warrior of Peace-2021" competition.

The “Warrior of Peace” international competition of military professional skills of military personnel is held within the framework of the International Army Games tournament by the decision of the Council of Defence Ministers of the CIS member states and in accordance with plans for bilateral cooperation between the RF Ministry of Defence and the Defense Ministries of the CIS member states. For the fourth year in a row, the "Warrior of Peace" competition is held in the Republic of Armenia.