YEREVAN.- On September 21 Armenia marks Independence Day. It is a double holiday for Yerevan as the day also marks 2793th anniversary of Erebuni-Yerevan.
Armenian top officials will visit Yerablur military cemetery to pay tribute to the memory of soldiers killed during the years of Karabakh liberation war and prominent figures of independent Armenia.
A military parade is scheduled for 11 am local time in the Republic Square to sum up the results of army-building over the last 20 years. Organizers promise the parade will be one of the hugest in modern Armenia’s history.
Military hardware, including tactical ballistic missiles, anti-aircraft missile systems S-300 will be demonstrated during the parade. The real sensational news would be that new Armenia-made “Krunk” (Crane) drones will be demonstrated.
Dozens of events in different districts of Yerevan will be held within the framework of celebrations dedicated to 20th anniversary of Independence. A number of events will take placeabroad.
Declaration of Independence was adopted at the session of the Supreme Council of Armenia on August 23, 1990. Under this document Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic was renamed the Republic of Armenia.
Under the decree of Armenia’s Supreme Council a referendum on secession from the USSR and the establishment of independent statehood was held on September 21, 1990. A total of 94.99% of the citizens voted “for” independence.
Two days later, the Supreme Council declared Armenia an independent, sovereign state.
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