Azerbaijani authorities continue spreading rumors, by way of the media, within the framework of the disinformation campaign under the code name: “Liberation of 11 thousand hectares.”
Armenia’s defense ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan has commented on Azerbaijani defense minister Zakir Hasanov’s statement, who claimed that “Azerbaijan has carried out a very successful operation in Nakhijevan and has taken 11,000 hectares of land under its control”.
April 12 can be considered the start of this phase of Azerbaijan’s “activeness.”
Azerbaijani forces have downed an Artsakh recon UAV as it was carrying out a monitoring flight around 11:20, June 19 in the south-eastern part of the line of contact, the Artsakh military said.
On 16 June President Bako Sahakyan together with Premier of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan convened a working consultation in the Artsakh Republic defense ministry devoted to the issues of consistent enhancement of the Defense Army’s combat efficiency, military cooperation between Artsakh and Armenia, as well as the current situation along the borders, Presidential Office informed.
The Defense Ministry of Artsakh informs that during the recent days active moves and mobilization of Azerbaijani troops and military equipment can be noted in different sections of Artsakh-Azerbaijan contact line. The statement issued by the Defense Ministry of Artsakh reads as follows,
The footage of Azerbaijanis’ visiting the graves at ruined Gyunnut village, which is now under the control of the Armenian side, has been posted on the internet.
On 11 June President Bako Sahakyan signed a decree according to which serviceman of the Artsakh Republic Defense Army's N division Vahagn Eloyan was posthumously awarded with the "For Service in Battle" medal for bravery shown during the defense of the Artsakh Republic state border.
The CSTO Collective Security Council meeting will take place November 8, Kazakh FM Kairat Abdrakhmanov said today at the CSTO foreign ministerial council sitting in Almaty, according to TASS.
A contract serviceman of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Defense Army was fatally wounded as a result of Azerbaijani gunfire on Sunday evening.
In May representatives of ICRC visited Armenian and Azerbaijani nationals detained as a result of Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
Soldier of the Defense Army of Artsakh Gevorg Khachatryan, born in 1998, received a gunshot wound by the Azerbaijani fire on June 7, at 23:30, in one of the military units located in the northern direction of the Defense Army, Artsakh’s defense ministry said.
On June 8, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic), the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the northeast from Martakert town, Artsakh MFA informed.
On June 8, 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 Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the northeast from Martakert town.
A delegation of Armenia's Ministry of Defense has departed for Moscow, Russia to take part in the working meeting regarding the armed force planning and operational readiness preparation.
Armenia’s delegation led by Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Mayor-General Artak Davtyan visited the Defense Army on June 4-5 within the framework of the Armenia-Artsakh military cooperation and action plan, Artsakh’s defense ministry said.
Armenia’s delegation led by defense minister Davit Tonoyan has departed for Russia.
Artsakh’s Prosecutor General’s Office on June 1 has provided materials to the Police department of Hadrut region according to which on May 18, at 19:00, Iranian citizen from Hamadan city Hasan Gholani Sayat Ali (1988) has crossed the state border of the Republic of Artsakh via a bridge on the Araks River without any documents, the Artsakh Police informed.
“The defense ministry has no concern about a positional change of Azerbaijani forces, as the situation is fully under control. We neutralize any movement due to our efficient actions,” Armenian Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan told reporters, when asked to comment on recent reports, suggesting the Azerbaijani troops had tried to advance further into a no man's land at some sections of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in Nakhichevan direction, Panorama.am reports.
On May 30, at 22:20, soldier of the Defense Army of Artsakh Suren Ayvazyan, 1992, has died as a result of a car accident, Artsakh’s defense ministry said.
The delegation led by Deputy Speaker of Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov took part in the PABSEC - Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation – 51st plenary sitting on June 21 in Tirana, Albania.
The Tashir Group of Companies owned by Russian-Armenian businessman Samvel Karapetyan has today unveiled its plan to partially compensate the energy costs of Armenia’s low-income families.
On June 20, Artsakh Republic State Minister Grigory Martirosyan got acquainted with the current repair works of roofs of multi-storied buildings damaged by hail and strong wind in the capital.
Attaching importance to activation and development of intercommunity cooperation, as well as to youths’ involvement in community development, Artsakh Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism announces contest entitled “Eritforum 2018”, Artsakh Ministry of Culture informed ArtsakhPress.
Armenian national team captain and Arsenal attacking midfield Henrikh Mkhitayran will have own website registered at Mkhitaryan.am domain.
The Folklife Festival of the Smithsonian Institution will kick off June 27 in Washington D.C., USA, with Armenia participating for the first time.
The Kremlin has nothing to say about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, the spokesperson for Russian President Dmitry Peskov told reporters.