YEREVAN. – Armenia celebrates the Independence Day on Friday.
In the morning, the top-ranking officers of the country led by the President Serzh Sargsyan will visit Yerablur [hill of the martyrs] and will pay tribute to the victims of the Artsakh [Nagorno-Karabakh] liberation war and independent Armenia’s heroes. Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan and the Artsakh MOD Movses Hakobyan also arrived in Armenia to participate in the celebration events in Yerevan.
Later a reception will be held, with participation of the ambassadors accredited to Armenia and heads of international organizations. In the evening, there will be a concert in the Yerevan city Republic Square.