STEPANAKERT. – President of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), Bako Sahakyan, on Thursday signed a decree.

Accordingly, NKR Defense Army servicemen Hayk Kalantaryan has been posthumously awarded with the Medal for Service in Battle, and in recognition of his bravery during the defense of the Artsakh state border, Central Information Department of the Office of the NKR President informed Armenian

Kalantaryan was from Navur village of the Tavush Province of Armenia.

As reported earlier, Republic of Artsakh Defense Army serviceman Hayk Kalantaryan (born in 1998)  was mortally wounded, on Wednesday at around 1:50pm.

The soldier died at a protection area of an Artsakh defense army unit, and as a result of a shot that was fired from the Azerbaijani side.