December 19, 2020 – 11:11 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Saturday, December 19 will lead a procession in Yerevan to mourn people who died in the six-week war unleashed by Azerbaijan against Nagorno-Karabakh. The three-day mourning will also be observed in Karabakh.
Armenia has declared a three-day mourning beginning Saturday. Prayer services for the fallen will be held at churches nationwide on December 20.
Pashinian said earlier the mourning procession will begin at 1 p.m. and will move from the Republic Square in downtown Yerevan to the Yerablur Military Pantheon.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Russian and Azerbaijani Presidents Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev on November 9 signed a statement to end the war in Karabakh after almost 45 days. Under the deal, the Armenian side has returned all the seven regions surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh, having lost a part of Karabakh itself in hostilities.