A group of Armenian peacekeepers left for Germany today to prepare for a mission in Afghanistan, Press Service of the Armenian Ministry of Defense reports.
Before the departure the group was greeted by commander of the peacekeeping brigade, Major-General Arthur Simonyan. He urged the servicemen to fulfill the mission with dignity and remain committed to the traditions established in RA Armed Forces.
Armenia has been participating in the NATO mission in Afghanistan since 2010. The Armenian servicemen carry out their mission under the command of the German Armed Forces.