Legendary commander Karen Jalavyan has been bestowed the highest title of the Hero of Artsakh.

Artsakh’s President Arayik Harutyunyan says he made the decision taking into account Karen Jalavyan’s personal feats and those of the units he led, as well as the strong contribution he made to the defense of the Homeland.

“Your heroism, what you have done, the Armenian nation will remember and appreciate for a long time.” – The President of Artsakh told the legendary commander.

The symbolic event took place at the Army Combat Management Center in the presence of the senior command staff of the Defense Army.

“We will still have time to appreciate everyone’s heroism. But today we have witnessed the heroic military operations of the legendary “Yeghnikner”, as a result of which not only did they gain the necessary strategic heights, but they also managed to inflict quite large losses on the enemy. And in this sense, at this moment, seeing the heroism done just minutes ago, I have decided to award the legendary commander Karen Aghasi Jalavyan with the highest title of Artsakh Hero, “the Artsakh President stated in particular.