YEREVAN — Last weekend, President Armen Sarkissian visited Armenia’s state border, and met with the detachment of the Russian border troops, which according to the September 30, 1992 interstate agreement between Armenia and Russia, is guarding Armenia’s state border with Turkey and Iran.

The Head of the Border Guard Department of the RF Federal Security Service in Armenia, Major- General Roman Golubitski reported about the situation on the border, service and operative activities, close cooperation between the residents of the border villages and Armenian colleagues.

“The Border Guard Department of the FSS of the Russian Federation in Armenia is carrying out successfully tasks set before it,” President Sarkissian said and thanked for the dutiful service and wished the border guards every success.

President Sarkissian noted that the state flags of Armenia and Russia waving on the state border symbolize our friendly and allied relations based on mutual trust.

President Armen Sarkissian and Mrs. Nouneh Sarkissian visited also Nor Shen (Kharkov) village. The ruins of Ani – the ancient Armenian capital located across the border, can be observed from village.

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