Asrtakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan partook in Stepanakert at the meeting of the Defense Army's Military Council.
The results of 2018 were summed up and the action plan for 2019 was outlined at the meeting.
Addressing the Council, the President touched upon the army building process, giving instructions on proper implementation of the tasks set for the year of 2019.
President Sahakyan hailed the activities carried out in 2018, underlining that the Defense Army had reliably carried out its mission of protecting the country and the people, keeping the borders of the state secure, making an important contribution in maintaining stability and peace in the region.
Focusing on the 2019 plans, the President stressed that daily hard and systematic work would be required for their efficient realization and expressed conviction that the Defense Army and all its divisions, as always, would do everything possible for the proper implementation of the set tasks.
"The state, in its turn, will further on pay special attention to the problems of army building, consistent increase of the combat readiness of our Armed Forces, solution of social and living problems of the servicemen," noted Bako Sahakyan in his speech.