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Khor Virap (ArmenianԽոր Վիրապ, meaning deep pit or "deep well") is an Armenian Apostolic Church monastery located in the Ararat valley in Armenia.

New stamps dedicated to legendary Armenian intelligence officers

New stamps dedicated to legendary Armenian intelligence officers

One stamped souvenir sheet and four stamps dedicated to "Armenian Trace in Intelligence" were cancelled and put into circulation on May 20.

One stamped souvenir sheet, which is devoted to the legendary Soviet intelligence agent Gevorg Vardanyan of Armenian origin, depicts Gevorg Vardanyan's potrait against the background of the two hemispheres. The USSR Hero Order conferred on Gevorg Vardanyan is depicted in the left corner of the stamp.

Against the background of the souvenir sheet both the outline of the symbolic intelligence agent and magnifying glass are depicted hiding the word «SECRET».

Armenian legendary intelligence agents Hakob Davtyan, Ivan Aghayants, Hayk Hovakimyan and Ashot Hakobyan are depicted on four marks against the background of the two hemispheres and magnifying glass.

The official cancellation was carried out by Gevorg Vardanyan’s widow and companion in arms Mrs. Gohar Vardanyan, Hayk Hovakimyan’s granddaughter Karine Darbinyan, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communication of the RA Mr. Artur Arakelyan, Deputy Head of NSS - Head of the Central Intelligence Agency, Major General Garegin Mkhitaryan, Chairman of the Union of Philatelists of Armenia Mr. Hovik Musayelyan, Chairman of the Committee of the War and the Armed Forces of Armenia, Colonel Petros Petrosyan, General Director of "Haypost Trust Management" Mr. Juan Pablo Gechidjian, Acting CEO of "HayPost" CJSC Mr. Haik Avagyan, other guests.

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