STEPANAKERT—Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian paid a working visit to Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) on December 8 to attend the opening of a new barrack and to meet with Artsakh army officials, according to the Artsakh presidential press service.
After Artsakh President Bako Sahakian received Sarkisian at the Stepanakert Airport, the presidents took part in the opening of a new barrack at a military unit located in the state’s central region.
Sarkisian later participated in a meeting at the Defense Ministry, where he was briefed on the current situation on the border and issues regarding army development.
A press statement on Armenia’s presidential website announced that Sarkisian on Thursday also visited a military unit on the republic’s southeastern border.
Sarkisian listened to a report given by the commanders of the unit and later conversed with servicemen.
He was accompanied by Armenia’s Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan and various officials of the ministry.