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Bako Sahakyan receives Prosecutor General of Armenia

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received Prosecutor General of the Republic of Armenia Arthur Davtyan on February 19, informed the press service of the Artsakh President’s Office.

Bako Sahakyan convened a working consultation in the Martouni regional center

On 19 February Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan in the Martouni regional center convened a working consultation with the members of theregional administration and community heads to discuss issues related to the implementation of a number of socioeconomic projects, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Chief of Military Police dismissed

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian signed a decree on dismissing Chief of the Military Police of the defense ministry Artur Baghdasaryan, the Presidential Office stated.

Aliyev’s “show” in Munich shows Azerbaijan’s desire of region without Armenians, argues researcher

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev went to the Munich Security Conference panel discussion with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan just to make a show, says researcher on Azerbaijan Taron Hovhannisyan from the Orbeli Analytical Research Center.

UN chief: Coronavirus outbreak 'not out of control' but 'very dangerous situation

The UN secretary general has said the coronavirus outbreak that began in China “is not out of control but it is a very dangerous situation”.

Russia temporarily bans Chinese nationals from entering country amid coronavirus outbreak

Russia has decided to ban Chinese nationals from entering its territory amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The ban will be implemented from February 20, according to Euronews.

Armenia PM submits to President proposal to dismiss two army officials

The Armenian President's Office has received a proposal from the Prime Minister's Office to relieve Artur Baghdasaryan, Chief of the Military Police, and Aleksan Aleksanyan, Head of the Department of Moral and Psychological Provision of the Armed Forces, news.am reports.

Death toll from new coronavirus in China surpasses 2,000

The death toll from the new coronavirus in China has climbed to 2,004, while over 14,300 people recovered, and the number of confirmed cases exceeded 74,100, China's National Health Commission said, reports TASS.

US Congress members to send their office staff to Karabakh

A number of US Congress members have announced that at the invitation of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) side, their staff will travel to Nagorno-Karabakh to follow the March 31 elections there, news.am reports, citing the Voice of America. Azerbaijan does not recognize Nagorno-Karabakh.

Trump says working on Idlib plan with Erdoğan

US President Donald Trump said late Tuesday that he has held Syria talks with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Russia, Turkey hold 2nd round of talks on Idlib

Russian and Turkish delegation started the second round of talks over situation in Idlib, news.am reports, citing Anadolu agency.

Japan approves bill to help firms to develop 5G, drone technologies

Japan’s cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to support companies to develop secure 5G mobile networks and drone technologies amid growing alarm among Tokyo policymakers over the increasing influence of China’s 5G technology.

Europe can only be stronger with Russia,' claims Moldova's president

Europe can only be stronger if it forges closer ties with Russia, Moldova’s president claimed in an exclusive interview with Euronews.

Giant Soleimani statue unveiled by Hezbollah in Lebanon near Israel border

A giant statue of Iran’s top commander Qassem Soleimani, who was killed last month in a US airstrike, was unveiled Saturday in southern Lebanon, near the border with Israel, The Times of Israel reported.

Armenia armed forces’ general staff chief: I'm not going to resign

I'm not going to resign. Artak Davtyan, Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces, said this at a press conference today, referring to the recent deaths in the army,news.am reports.

Bako Sahakyan received minister of high-tech industry of the Republic of Armenia Hakob Arshakyan

On 18 February Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received minister of high-tech industry of the Republic of Armenia Hakob Arshakyan, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Albania to get 15 bn Euros in quake recovery

International donors on Monday pledged 1.15 billion euros ($1.25 billion) to help Albania recover from a powerful earthquake last year, Euronews reports, citing the EU chief, more than double the sum expected by Tirana.

Coronavirus: China reports 1,886 new cases, death toll up by 98

China reported 1,886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths in its update Tuesday on a disease outbreak that has caused mild illness in most people, an assessment that promoted guarded optimism from global health authorities.

NATO has no plans to provide military support to Turkey in Idlib

NATO has no plans to provide Ankara with military support if Turkey launches a military operation in northern Syria, Tass.ru reports, citing a diplomatic source from the North Atlantic Alliance.

Armenian pastry chefs win 6 medals at Culinary Olympics in Germany

Armenian pastry chefs have won 6 medals at the Culinary Olympics during the ongoing Intergastra International Trade Fair in Stuttgart, Germany.