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Azerbaijan violates ceasefire about 140 times

During the period from December 8 to 14 the Azerbaijani armed forces violated the ceasefire regime in the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact nearly 140 times by firing more than 1500 shots from various caliber weapons at the Armenian positions, the defense ministry of Artsakh stated.

Armenian Army is number one defender of security of Armenia and Artsakh – Pashinyan

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan highlights the fact that in the past 1,5 years major changes have taken place in the Armenian Armed Forces.

Chiefs of general staffs of CSTO member states' to hold session on December 13

The joint session of the general staffs of the armed forces of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will be held on December 13 in Saint Petersburg, as reported the press service of the United Headquarters of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, according to TASS.

Armenian deputy minister says situation on border is relatively calm

The number of ceasefire violation cases has decreased over a weekend, Armenian Deputy Defense Minister Gabirel Balayan told reporters, news.am reports.

Armenia MOD: Situation on frontline relatively calm

The situation is relatively calm on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as on the line of contact between Artsakh and Azerbaijan. Deputy Defense Minister of Armenia Gabriel Balayan said this at a press conference today, news.am reports.

OSCE conducts ceasefire monitoring on Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On December 4, 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 border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the north-east of the Hadrut region, the foreign ministry of Artsakh stated.

OSCE Mission to conduct ceasefire monitoring on Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On December 4, 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 border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the north-east of the Hadrut region, the Artsakh foreign ministry stated.

1 soldier killed, 1 wounded in unknown circumstances in Artsakh

One soldier has died and another one was wounded after sustaining gunshot wounds in “circumstances that are still unknown”, the Defense Ministry of Artsakh reported.

Bako Sahakyan visits several military units of Defense Army

On 27 November Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited a range of military units of the Defense Army located in the central and eastern parts of the republic, got acquainted with the course of the service and the current situation, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Armenian defense minister in Kyrgyzstan for CSTO meeting

The delegation leaded by Minister of Defense Davit Tonoyan to participate in a regular session of the CSTO member states’ statutory bodies in Kyrgyzstan, November 27-28

Soldier found hanged in Armenia’s Tavush province

On November 26, at about 9am, the dead body of Private Vahan Musheghyan (born in 2000), a conscript of the Dilijan military unit of the Armenian Armed forces, was found at the Dilijan training center, and hanging from tree.

Bako Sahakyan signed a decree on the 2020 winter draft and demobilization

On 21 November Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan signed a decree on the 2020 winter draft and demobilization, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Armenia MOD receives Personal Representative of OSCE Chairperson-in-Office

Minister of Defense of Armenia Davit Tonoyan held a meeting on November 20 in Yerevan with Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk.

Movses Hakobyan and his deputies dismissed from positions

Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan signed a decision according to which Movses Hakobyan has been relieved from the position of Chief Military Inspector.

OSCE conducts ceasefire monitoring on Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On November 13, 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 border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the east of Talish village of the Martakert region, the Artsakh Foreign Ministry stated.

OSCE Mission to conduct ceasefire monitoring on Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On November 13, 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 border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the east of Talish village of the Martakert region, the Artsakh Foreign Ministry stated.

CSTO mechanism will be launched in the event of Armenia coming under attack, says Russian senior MP

The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) mechanism will be launched in the event of Armenia coming under attack, Russian State Duma lawmaker Konstantin Zatulin told reporters.

Soldier dies in Artsakh

A conscripted serviceman of the Armenian Armed Forces, Eric Harutyunyan, 19, has died after sustaining a gunshot wound in unknown circumstances.

Armenian Air Force to be re-equipped with SU-30SM fighter jets within few months

The Armenian Air Force will be re-equipped with Russian SU-30SM fighter jets in a few months, Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan revealed. He said the aircraft will be delivered to Armenia either yearend 2019 or in the first two months of 2020.

Armenian military acquires new modern arms

The Armenian military will buy new, modern arms from different countries in both during the current year and in 2020, Defense Minister David Tonoyan told reporters.