February 18, 2012 - 13:29 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan spoke at the 9th meeting of Yerkrapah Volunteer Union.
He said that volunteer troops honorably protected our homeland’s security until a regular army was formed. “Volunteers were the decisive power due to which Artsakh war turned into a patriotic war,” Ohanyan stressed.
Defense Minister mentioned the role of the former defense minister and prime minister of Armenia Vazgen Sargsyan in unification of volunteer troops and establishment of the army.
Speaking about the feat of Yerkrapah during Artsakh war, Minister Ohanyan said that nobody and nothing is forgotten.