The President of Western Armenia Armenak Abrahamyan had the honor of awarding the Military Instructor Garo Hossikyan with the Sword of Western Armenia for his participation in the First Artsakh War, recalling that he had been wounded on the field of honor.

President Abrahamyan emphasized Mr. Hosikian’s contribution to the liberation struggle, his enormous contribution to the works connected with Western Armenia.

President Abrahamyan also referred to the ongoing battles in Artsakh, saying that the information received from the frontline was encouraging, that the Armenian army was moving forward confidently, breaking the backbone of the Azerbaijani-Turkish terrorist formations.