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NATO to create one billion euro innovation fund

NATO will create a one billion euro innovation fund to promote technological research that will benefit the military. This was stated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Tass informs.

More than 180 people wounded due to the 2020 Artsakh War received financial assistance

The list of groups eligible free medical care guaranteed by the state and eligible for free medicine on preferential terms has been expanded since last year.

President Harutyunyan delivered an annual report in the National Assembly

On June 30, Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan delivered an annual report in the National Assembly sitting, presenting the course and results of the 2021 program implementation of the Artsakh Republic President, as well as the action plan for 2022,the Presidential Office stated.

Ukraine cuts ties with Syria after it recognizes Donetsk, Luhansk as independent

Ukraine cut diplomatic ties with Syria on June 29 after Damascus recognized the independence of the eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reported.

US to send 5,000 more troops to Romania

The US will send an additional 5,000 troops to Romania. This was stated by US President Joe Biden at the NATO summit in Madrid, Universul.net reports.

We will continue fighting for Aghavno village. President Harutyunyan

On June 30, Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan stated in the Artsakh National Assembly that in case of a new road route along the Lachin corridor, "we must leave Berdzor, and in connection with Aghavno we will continue our negotiations, our struggle."

Stoltenberg discusses with Georgian PM political and practical support

NATO and Georgia agreed to step up political and practical support for partners threatened by Russian aggression, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia and Moldova, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference, Georgian First Channel reports, news.am informs.

Russian diplomat accuses UK Defense Secretary of slander

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has accused UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace of slander and the spread of fake news in response to his remarks about her, Tass informs.

Russia’s operation in Ukraine going to plan, no need to squeeze it into deadlines — Putin

Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine is going according to plan, and there is no need to meet any deadlines for ending it, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday wrapping up his visit to Ashgabat.

Canada opens its first embassy in the South Caucasus in Armenia. Armenian FM welcomes the decision

Canada opens its first embassy in the South Caucasus in Armenia․

UN appeals for $110 million for Afghanistan quake victims

The United Nations said Tuesday it had launched an emergency appeal to help hundreds of thousands of people in areas of Afghanistan ravaged by last week's deadly earthquake, AFP reported.

Kherson region begins preparations for referendum on accession to Russia

Authorities in the Kherson region have begun preparations for a referendum on accession to Russia, Deputy Head of the Regional Military-Civilian Administration Kirill Stremousov said on Wednesday, TASS reports.

President Harutyunyan received members of the “In support of Artsakh” Initiative

On June 29, President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan received members of the "In Support of Artsakh" Public Initiative, the Presidential Office stated.

The President of the Republic received President of the Armenian Missionary Association of Australia Krikor Youmshajekian

On June 29, Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan received President of the Armenian Missionary Association of Australia Krikor Youmshajekian.

Erdogan, Macron meet in Madrid

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met today with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Madrid, Anadolu reports.

Artsakh people pays tribute to Motherland Martyrs and Missing Freedom Fighters

On the occasion of the Day of Remembrance of Martyrs and Missing Freedom Fighters for the Homeland, a commemorative event was organized at the Stepanakert City Memorial.

5 new cases of high treason exposed in Artsakh

The Artsakh National Security Service has exposed five new cases of high treason.

US Treasury imposes ban on Russian gold imports

The United States has imposed a ban on the import of gold from Russia. The order to that effect has been published on the website of the US Treasury Department, Tass informs.

Armenian military denies Azerbaijani defense ministry’s statement on opening fire

The statement issued by the Ministry of Defense (MOD) of Azerbaijan that on the night of June 28-29 the units of the Armenian Armed Forces opened fire—from various caliber firearms—in the direction of the Azerbaijani positions located in the eastern part of the Armenia-Azerbaijan border does not correspond to reality.

British PM says no war between Russia and UK, but threats should be adressed

Russia-UK relations are unlikely to reach the point of direct hostilities, but it is necessary to respond to the alleged threat emanating from Russia, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in an interview with British reporters, broadcast by the Sky News TV channel on Tuesday, Tass informs.