In his new year's address to the nation, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan appealed to compatriots to "take to the new year 2012 our pledge to support each other and our determination to win new victories for the benefit of our motherland Armenia, Artsakh, Diaspora, for peace and creative work, for our families, for our parents and children, for our sons who guard our borders."
The president said "We are entering not only a new year but also a new stage of development for our country and our society. I have no doubt that we will have new achievements in every area of our state and public life."
The president added that "2012 should also become a year of diligent work: healing, care, thoughtfulness and comfort in day to day life can be achieved only through work. 2012 will be a year of hard work."
source: commonspace.eu with news.am
photo: Matenadaran in Yerevan (archive picture)