17 January 2022,   14:32
Armenia to declare three-day mourning period honoring war victims

A three-day mourning period in honor of the victims of the Artsakh war will be declared in Armenia from December 19, the Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced. Memorial ceremonies will take place during those days.

“December 19th will mark the 40 days since the end of the military operations. And on this occasion a three-day mourning will be declared from December 19, and also a memorial march will be organized in Yerevan from the Republic Square to Yerablur”, - Pashinyan said.

Other remembrance ceremonies will take place in the country. Pashinyan added that it is likely that all bodies of the missing troops will be retrieved by then: “We will have many unidentified bodies, but I believe that this kind of a state decision cannot be delayed any longer”.