STEPANAKERT ( Artsakhpress) — On May 5 in the eastern part of Artsakh, during engineering works the soldiers of the NKR Defense Army have found antique necropolis.

The Deputy Director of State Service for the Protection of Historical Environment of the Department of Tourism of the NKR Ministry of Economy Diana Mirijanyan noted that during engineering works two ancient necropolis have been found, two complete finds there: trifoliate jug and a 4-piece plate.

“Now the finds are at the Department of Tourism of the Ministry of Economy of NKR, and works on cleaning are now being conducted in order to enroll them into the fund,” she said, adding that soon research works will begin in this district .

Deputy Minister of Economy Sergey Shahverdyan, told Artsakhpress that the Armenian soldiers are not only defending our homeland, but also preserve our culture.

“During the 2nd World War, when a budget without cultural expenses was provided to the British prime minister, he said: “If we do not preserve culture why we need war?,” quoted Mr. Shahverdyan.

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