SERGE SARGSIAN AWARDS "CILICIA" VESSEL CREW WITH RA DEFENCE MINISTRY'S "ADMIRAL ISAKOV" MEDAL

Noyan Tapan
Armenians Today
May 11 2006

YEREVAN, MAY 11, NOYAN TAPAN - ARMENIANS TODAY. "Cilicia" Captian
Karen Balayan and Seaman-Commissar Zori Balayan presented the process
of organizing preparatory works for "Cilicia" vessel's navigation
along rivers of the Russian Federation as well as issues connected
with bringing the vessel to Armenia at the May 10 meeting with Serge
Sargsian, the Secretary of the RA National Security Service attached to
President, the Defence Minister. The Minister expressed satisfaction
with the successful implementation of the first and second stages of
the navigation, mentioning that the gathered experience and skills
will greatly assist ending the final stage with glory. As Noyan
Tapan was informed by RA Defence Minister's Press Secretary Colonel
Seyran Shahsuvarian, at the end of the meeting Serge Sargsian awarded
"Cilicia" vessel's staff sailed to ocean with the RA Defence Ministry's
"Admiral H.S.Isakov" medal for re-establishing medieval traditions
of the Armenian navigation and shipbuilding, strengthening the
Armenia-Diaspora national unity.