A new peacekeeping brigade of the Armenian Armed Forces left for Afghanistan today, the Ministry of Defense informs.

The Armenian contingent will take part in training and pre-deployment exercises, after which it will carry out a peacekeeping mission as part of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.

“The Armenian peacekeepers have always kept the honor of , the Armenian soldier high, during the missions they have been highly praised by the superior command, as well as by the high-ranking foreign military,” the Ministry of Defense says.

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