ArmInfo. Armenian President Armen Sarkissian began his working visit to the Tavush region from the border community of Chinari. Sarkissian met and talked with the residents who went out to meet him. Seeing the dance performance of the children of Chinari village, the President invited them to the Presidential Residence for the New Year.
"I want to thank you for being firm and attached to the land", the President told the villagers, adding: "I first of all want to bow my head for the memory of those residents of the village who fell for the defense of the homeland. I think about you every day, about those people who stand on the border, live in difficult conditions, protect not only their family, but also build programs for their children, for these amazing kids who have dreams. I want to assure you that you are not forgotten".the president said. Armen Sarkissian noted that he was glad to see those Chinar residents who left for Ukraine, in Russia and returned back. < Some day everyone will come back. You can take the homeland with you, but during the years that love and pain start growing and you want to come back. I urge those residents of Chinari who live abroad to come back. You have a duty to share your success with your compatriots. We as well both as a presidential institute, a government or a parliament, have a duty before you because you protect the best part of our country - the village of Chinari".