Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan introduced new Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Artak Davtyan to the senior officer staff at the defense ministry, the PM’s Office said.
Armenia’s defense minister David Tonoyan held a meeting on May 25 with Giuseppe Galati (Italy, EPP/CD) and Yuliya Lovochkina (Ukraine, SOC), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
Delegation led by Armenia’s Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan partook in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Defense Ministers Council meeting held on Wednesday in Astana. As the press department at the ministry of defense reports, delegations from the defense administrations of CSTO member states, General Secretary of the CSTO Yuri Khachaturov and the Chief of the Joint General Staff of the CSTO, Colonel-General Anatoli Sidorov attended the meeting.
Movses Hakobyan will be relieved from the position of the Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces.
The dead body of army conscript, Private Martin Khachatryan (born in 1998), was found on Tuesday at around 1:30pm, at the combat position of the protection area of a military unit of the Armed Forces of Armenia.
The military investigative committee is probing the death of a private serviceman.
Armenia’s defense minister David Tonoyan and minister of foreign affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan have visited Armenia’s south-western border in the direction of Nakhijevan, defense ministry spokesperson Artsrun Hovhannisyan said on Facebook.
Defense minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan on May 17 received Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, the ministry said.
Defense minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan on May 17 received CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov, the defense ministry said.
Colonel Vardan Nshanyan – head of the Radiation, Chemical, and Biological Protection Troops (RCBP) of the Armenian Armed Forces, is leading a military delegation to Kostroma, Russia – where Armenian specialists are participating in the May 15 – May 17 of expert assemblies and discussions of RCBP field, the defense ministry said.
Defense minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan on May 16 held a consultation over the complaints of officers of military commissariats, Artsrun Hovhannisyan – spokesman of the defense ministry, said on Facebook.
On May 16, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the north from Kuropatkino settlement of the Martuni region, Artsakh’s Foreign Ministry told ArtsakhPress.
The delegation of the Munich University of Federal Armed Forces paid a study visit to the National Defense Research University of the defense ministry of Armenia, the NDRU informed.
On 15 May Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received head of the General Staff of the Republic of Armenia Armed forces Movses Hakobyan.
On May 16, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, the OSCE Mission will conduct a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the north from Kuropatkino settlement of the Martuni region, the Artsakh Foreign Ministry told ArtsakhPress.
An investigation is underway in the 3rd garrison military investigative committee to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a sergeant.
Soldier of Artsakh’s Defense Army Shamkhal Petrosyan, born in 1998, received a severe gunshot wound by the Azerbaijani fire on May 13, at 22:35, in one of the military units located in the northern direction of the Defense Army.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan presented today the newly appointed minister of defense Davit Tonoyan at the defense ministry, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, spokesperson at the ministry wrote on Facebook.
A technico-military scientific research institute is planned to be established in Armenia, and whose objective will be to ensure the implementation of tasks of scientific and technical developments and to create prerequisites for selling domestically manufactured military products in foreign markets.
Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan tasked the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces to pay close attention that all soldiers are provided with hygienic items, military uniforms, shoes and high-quality food.
On 23 May Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan convened a working consultation with the participation of the Stepanakert mayor and heads of the regional administrations, Presidential Office informed ArtsakhPress.
Partners of Armenia are highly appreciating the country’s efforts in negotiations for the signing of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) – Iran free trade agreement, Armenia’s Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan said on Facebook. The Deputy PM is currently in Astana, Kazakhstan, where the EEU-Iran interim free trade agreement was signed.
Today, Armenia and Armenians around the globe are celebrating the centennial anniversary of establishment of the First Republic of Armenia and the historic victory in the Battle of Sardarapat. May 28 is celebrated as Republic Day in the Armenian calendar.
Cooperation with the Artsakh Republic and joint implementation of cultural projects will be mentioned in the provisions of the new policy being carried out in the culture sphere.
Unai Emery is to become Arsenal's new head coach, the Daily Mirror reports.
Garo Paylan, Turkey’s ethnic Armenian Member of Parliament, has made his first comment since being officially nominated by his party for another term in parliament.
Italy's Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte has abandoned efforts to form a government after the country's president Sergio Mattarella rejected his choice of economy minister.