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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.

Tank battalion in Artsakh holds LFX drills

A tank division of the Artsakh military in the northern direction has held life fire strategic battalion exercises on October 31.

Azerbaijan is turning to provocations on background of CIS defense ministerial session in Baku- spox

The Armenian Ministry of Defense is calling on Azerbaijan to refrain from provocations and causing tension at the Armenian state border, spokesperson Artsrun Hovhannisyan said.

Azerbaijan opens cross-border gunfire at Armenian villages, military positions in Tavush Province

The Azerbaijani military has opened cross-border gunfire in the direction of civilian settlements and military positions of Armenia in the Tavush Province overnight October 29-30 and early Wednesday morning, according to Armenian Defense Ministry spokesperson Artsrun Hovhannisyan.

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu arrives in Armenia on official visit

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu arrived in Armenia on a one-day working visit.

Artsakh MOD: Azerbaijan violates ceasefire over 170 times

The Azerbaijani military violated the ceasefire at the Artsakh Line of Contact more than 170 times from October 20 to 26, Artsakh’s Ministry of Defense said in a news release.

Artsrun Hovhannisyan: Soldier who left military unit for over 3 days will be held responsible

Defense Ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan wrote on his Facebook, referring to leaving the military unit, news.am reports.

Armenian Defense Ministry comments on information related to ORSIS company

The Armenian Defense Ministry commented on the information circulated by the Russian agency on the preparation of the protest note in connection with the tender with the participation of ORSIS company.

OSCE conducts ceasefire monitoring on Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On October 23, 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 Berdashen village of the Martuni region of Artsakh, the Artsakh foreign ministry stated.

Armenian Defense Ministry delegation leaves for Moscow

Armenia’s delegation led by deputy defense minister M. Ghambaryan departed for Moscow, Russia, on October 22 to take part in the Interpolitex international exhibition, Armenian defense ministry's press service reported.

OSCE Mission conducts ceasefire monitoring on Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On October 22, 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 south-east of Akna, the Artsakh foreign ministry stated.

Armenian defense minister meets Chinese counterpart in Beijing

Armenian defense minister Davit Tonoyan had a private meeting with minister of national defense of China General Wei Fenghe in Beijing on October 22 on the sidelines of the 9th Xiangshan Forum on international security, the Armenian defense ministry reported.

Armenia’s delegation led by defense minister departs for China

The delegation led by Defense Minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan departed for China to take part in the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum on international security from October 21 to 23.

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

On October 22, 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 south-east of Akna, the Artsakh foreign ministry stated.