The veterans of the Four-Day Artsakh War and their family members participated in a grand baptism ceremony that was very symbolic and during which there was a tremendous amount of energy. This is what Advisor to the President of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) Tigran Abrahamyan wrote on his Facebook page.
“Families and veterans shaped history along with their elder friends. Today they are conveying new meaning to us with their activity,” he wrote.
Among the attendees were President of the Republic of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan, commander of the Defense Army of Artsakh Karen Abrahamyan, Chief of Police of the Republic of Artsakh Levon Mnatsakanyan, Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Artsakh Arshavir Gharamyan and others.
As reported earlier, a ceremony of baptism of the children, sisters and brothers of the heroes who fell in the Four-Day Artsakh War and the relatives bearing the names of the heroes will be held at Holy Savior Ghazanchetsots Church in Shushi, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
The godfathers will be the friends-in-combat of the deceased heroes and the veterans of the military operations that took place in April 2016. “The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. The baptism ceremony will be conducted with the blessing of leader of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Church, Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan. The ceremony of sacrifice will be held after the baptism.