Armenians form brigade in Northern and Eastern Syria

Northern and Eastern Syrian Armenians formed their own brigade called Nubar Ozanyan Brigade. The brigade will be officially announced on April 24, the anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide.

Mesopotamia Agency announced that the Armenians, who have been in the Northern and Eastern Syrian Federation’s defense forces, have formed an Armenian-only brigade.

The brigade was named after Nubar Ozanyan (Orhan Bakirciyan), a TKP/ML TIKKO commander who lost his life fighting against ISIS.

The brigade has been in the works for a long time, and preparations are almost complete.

The brigade will be announced on April 24 on the 104th anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide. The walls of the hall the brigade will be announced are being decorated with the forget-me-not flower, the symbol of the Armenian Genocide.