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Deputy defense Minister Colonel-General Alexander Fomin gave the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov battle flag 748 th infantry regiment 206 of the first division of the 2nd Ukrainian front, which during the great Patriotic war, was the grandfather of the head of Turkmenistan.

During the solemn ceremony of handing the Combat banner of the Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation drew attention to the fact that more than 300 thousand soldiers from Turkmenistan took part in the battles on all fronts of the war, 104 persons awarded the title hero of the Soviet Union.

The battle flag will be a reminder of the sacrifice that brought the Turkmen people to Victory.

“It was the Soviet people was the hope and bulwark of all mankind, the chief liberator from fascism,” – said Colonel-General Alexander Fomin.

Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation during the visit, laid flowers to the memorial complex “people’s memory”.

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