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Former MP says Pashinyan’s wife may be installed as new defense minister

Former MP Naira Karapetyan claims the Armenian authorities are preparing the ground for the installation of a new female defense minister.

Criminal case against Armenian fallen soldier’s mother goes to court

The criminal case against Gayane Hakobyan, the mother of fallen soldier Zhora Martirosyan, has been sent to a Yerevan court, her lawyers said on Monday.

Co-Founder of Lemkin Institute sees need for sanctions against Azerbaijan to prevent another genocide against Armenians

Elisa von Joeden-Forgey, Co-Founder and Co-President of the Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention, endowed Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Keene State College, USA, highlights the role of the international community on putting pressure on Azerbaijan to refuse from genocidal intentions against Armenians of Nagorno Karabakh and Armenia.

Health minister: Identification of 13 Armenian soldiers’ bodies underway

The identification of the bodies of 13 servicemen returned to Armenia has already started, Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan told reporters in the parliament on Wednesday. Azerbaijan handed over the bodies of the Armenian troops killed during the September aggression...

Opposition MP: Artsakh army disbandment ‘unacceptable’

MP Tigran Abrahamyan of the opposition Pativ Unem bloc has strongly deplored the statements of the Armenian and Artsakh leadership on the possible disbandment of the Artsakh armed forces. "The issue of disbanding the Artsakh Defense Army has again been...

Army chiefs of CSTO countries to discuss defense cooperation

The chiefs of the general staff of the armed forces of Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member states will hold a video conference on November 10 to discuss defense cooperation, CSTO Joint Staff Spokesman Vladislav Shchegrikoviсh told TASS on Tuesday. "The...

Yerevan to host CSTO meeting on November 23

An extraordinary session of the CSTO Collective Security Council will be held in Yerevan, Armenia on November 23, the Russian-led security bloc said in a statement on Tuesday. “On November 1, 2022, President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko...

CSTO emergency session on Armenia to be held on Friday

The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will hold an emergency session on Armenia on Friday, the organization said in a statement on Thursday. The Russian-led security bloc will discuss, among other things, joint measures to assist Armenia. “On October 28, 2022, an...

No wounded Armenian soldiers in grave or critical conditions in hospitals – ministry

The Defense Ministry of Armenia has provided an update on the health condition of Armenian soldiers injured in the Azerbaijani attack in mid-September. “As of October 27, 71 of the military personnel wounded in the latest Azerbaijani military aggression have...

Azeri forces open fire at Armenian positions at night

Azerbaijan’s armed forces opened fire at the Armenian combat positions in the eastern section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border last night, the Defense Ministry said. The shootings were reported at 1:30am on Tuesday. The Armenian army suffered no casualties. "As of 8am, the...

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His Serene Highness Prince Michael of Liechtenstein, expressed readiness to lead a humanitarian airlift to besieged Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) and to be on the board that will fly to the region, bringing much-needed food and medication arranged by the Aznavour Foundation. According to one of our partners in this humanitarian mission, Impact Investing Solutions from Switzerland, "together with H.S.H. Prince Michael, other World leaders, current and former heads of state are also ready to lead necessary airlifts to Nagorno-Karabakh, where 120,000 people, including 30,000 children, are deprived of food and medication for more than 8 months already".