At the conclusion of the address, the parade formations shout a threefold Oorah, followed by the playing of Mer Hayrenik by the massed bands of the general staff.
The parade is then ordered to prepare for the march past, with armed linemen and markers from the Honour Guard Battalion of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia marching to their post in front of the central tribune to provide the security for the march past.
On December 21, 1991, Armenia joined the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Armenia gained independence formally on December 26 in connection with the dissolution of the USSR.
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