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Azerbaijan fails to lead OSCE mission to its frontline positions during monitoring

On January 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 border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the north-east of Akna, the Artsakh foreign ministry stated.

OSCE Mission will Conduct a Monitoring on the Border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan

On January 16, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic), the OSCE Mission will conduct a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the north-east of Akna, press service of Artsakh MFA stated.

Armenian army chief attends NATO Military Committee meetings

On January 14, Artak Davtyan, Chief of General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces, participated in the NATO Military Committee chiefs of staff’s meetings in the formats of the Resolute Support and Kosovo Force missions of NATO.

Azerbaijan armed forces fired over 700 shots in passing week

During the period from January 5 to 11 the Azerbaijani armed forces violated the ceasefire regime in the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact nearly 125 times by firing more than 700 shots from various caliber weapons at the Armenian positions, the defense ministry of Artsakh reported.

Deputy chief of Armenian army's general staff pays inspection visit to military formation

Head of Department for Readiness of the Armed Forces of Armenia-Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Major General Andranik Makaryan today paid an inspection visit to the second military formation of the army, news.am reports.

Artsakh defense minister visits military unit

On January 9, Artsakh Republic Defense Minister and Defense Army Commander Karen Abrahamyan visited a military unit conducting combat duty and attended the official opening one of the barracks of one of the artillery units of this military unit, , the defense ministry of Artsakh reports.

Azerbaijan army violated ceasefire 130 times in one week

Azerbaijan breached the ceasefire regime in the Line of Contact around 130 times from December 29 to January 4, the Artsakh Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

Armenia army leadership holds consultation

The Armenian military leadership has convened a consultation at the Defense Ministry headquarters “to discuss the issues of maintaining vigilance in the armed forces and the organization of combat duty shifts during the holidays”, spokesperson for the military Artsrun Hovhannisyan said in a statement.

President Bako Sahakyan visits border troops

On 30 December President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan visited the first line of the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border and congratulated the soldiers on the New Year and Christmas holidays, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

“Now that’s a gift” – Armenia receives SU-30SM fighter jets on Defense Minister’s birthday

The 4 units of the SU-30SM fighter jets that were supplied to Armenia earlier today have arrived on a symbolic day, it turns out.

Davit Manukyan appointed first deputy commander of Artsakh Republic Defense Army

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan signed a decree on appointing Samvel Poghosyan commander of a Defense Army body of troops releasing him from the position of the first deputy commander of the Artsakh Republic Defense Army, the Presidential Office stated.

The sphere of army-building will remain in the spotlight of the authorities. Bako Sahakyan

Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan took part Thursday at the plenary meeting of the National Assembly dedicated to the approval of the 2020 draft state budget.

Azerbaijan shells Armenia’s north-eastern border

Azerbaijan’s armed forces opened fire along the Armenian border around midnight December 17, targeting the town of Koti and the Koti-Noyemberyan highway in the north-eastern region of Tavush, the Defense Ministry’s spokesperson, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, said in a post on Facebook.

2019 winter draft begins in Armenia

2019 winter draft has begun in Armenia on December 16, the defense ministry reported.

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.