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Bako Sahakyan and Nikol Pashinyan visit one of Artsakh Defense Army military units

On 28 January Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan and Prime-minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan visited one of the military units of the Artsakh Republic Defense Army located in the north-western sector of the republic and participated in a solemn ceremony of handing over keys from a newly built dwelling house to the families of officers, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Coronavirus: Death toll climbs to 106 as China tightens measures

The death toll from the new coronavirus now stands at 106, as cases of new infections have almost doubled in a day, Chinese authorities said, according to BBC report.

Armenia’s game-changer 2019 unprecedented military acquisitions

2019 was a productive and successful year for the Armenian military: from acquiring new weapons systems to introducing a new food supply system for the troops – the Armenian Armed Forces are steadily perfecting their efficiency and combat-readiness.

World oil prices going down

World oil prices are going down on Tuesday; trading data attest to this, RT reports.

Artsakh celebrates Army Day

On January 28, Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan and high-ranking state officials visited the Stepanakert Memorial Complex on the occasion of the Army Day.

Armenian military will be more than powerful, vows Defense Minister

The arsenal and capabilities required for the military to carry out its mission on a high level have been increased, Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan told reporters.

Bako Sahakyan addresses congratulatory message on Army Day

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan on January 28 addressed a congratulatory message on the Day of Homeland Defender, the Presidential Office stated.

Armenian Armed Forces celebrate 28th anniversary of foundation

The Republic of Armenia and Armenians around the world celebrate the 28th anniversary of foundation of the Armenian Armed Forces on January 28.

Iranians should not let Trump harm national unity, Rouhani says

Iranians should not allow U.S. President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” approach to harm national unity ahead of parliamentary elections, President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech, according to Reuters.

Armenia comments on implementation period following Brexit

Spokeswoman of the foreign ministry of Armenia Anna Naghdalyan issued a comment on the implementation period following Brexit (the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union).

Hendrik Daems elected PACE president

Candidate from ALDE group, Belgian senator Hendrik Daems has been elected the president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACA).

Slovenian Prime Minister resigns

Prime Minister of Slovenia Marjan Sarec announced his resignation on January 27.

The next important link connecting Artsakh with Armenia will be the capital construction of the Khndzoresk-Mehakavan-Hadrut highway. Arayik Harutyunyan

The next important link connecting Artsakh with Armenia will be the capital construction of the Khndzoresk-Mehakavan-Hadrut highway.

4.1 magnitude earthquake registered in Georgia

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake was registered in Georgia, 36 kilometers away from Stepantsminda, the National Seismic Monitoring Center said, reports Sputnik News.

US State Department urges Iraq to protect diplomatic facilities

The US State Department commented on the shelling of the US Embassy in Baghdad. The MFA calls on Iraq to fulfill its obligations to protect diplomatic facilities.

Armenia discussing with Iran, Turkmenistan natural gas supply by swap

Armenia is negotiating with Turkmenistan and Iran on the purchase of natural gas by swap. This information was provided by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of Armenia in response to a Sputnik Armenia inquiry, reports.

Armenian and Azerbaijani FMs to meet in Geneva

Foreign minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and foreign minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov will hold a meeting in Geneva, Armenian foreign ministry spokeswoman Anna Naghdalyan said on Facebook.

19 soldiers killed in attack on Mali army camp

Nineteen soldiers were killed and five wounded in an attack on an army camp in central Mali before dawn on Sunday, an army spokesman and a local official told Reuters, according to France 24.

Death toll in Chinese coronavirus rises to 80

The number of victims of a new type of pneumonia in China has increased to 80, the number of confirmed cases of those who contracted the disease has climbed above 2,700, China’s Wangyi news portal said citing local authorities, reports TASS.

Armenian PM Pashinyan congratulates Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang on Chinese New Year

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has felicitated China’s President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang on the Chinese New Year.