“Soon a group of UNESCO representatives will arrive in Artsakh, with which we will monitor the monuments under the control of the enemy. The Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of the Republic of Artsakh has registered all the monuments that are under the control of the enemy.”

The Minister of Education, Science and Culture of the Republic of Artsakh Lusine Gharakhanyan stated this in a conversation with “Artsakhpress” correspondent.

According to her, during the war the exhibits of the Stepanakert Historical and Geographical Museum, Tigranakert Historical and Cultural Reserve, the best collection of the Shushi Carpets and the Berdzor Historical and Geographical Museum were evacuated.

The cultural heritage of the Shushi Gallery, the best collection of stones of the State Museum of Geology after Grigory Gabrielyants, which contained materials of international cultural value, the values of the Shushi History Museum, were not evacuated. Several samples of cultural heritage remained in the Hadrut region as well.