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On June 14th, at approximately 8:20 a.m., the body of contract soldier Armen Gurgen Gasparyan was discovered with a gunshot wound in the security station of the N military unit of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia. An investigation is currently underway to fully elucidate the circumstances surrounding the incident. The Ministry of Defence extends its deepest condolences and support to the family, relatives, and comrades of the serviceman.

14/06/2024

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The MoD of Azerbaijan spread disinformation

The statement of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan, claiming that on June 14th at approximately 07:15 am, units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia opened fire against the Azerbaijani combat positions located in the southwestern part of the border, does not correspond to reality.

14/06/2024

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The Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan has once again disseminated disinformation

The statement from the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan that units of the Armenian Armed Forces opened fire in the direction of Azerbaijani combat positions located in the southwestern part of the border on June 13th at around 7:50 pm does not correspond to reality.

13/06/2024

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The MoD of Azerbaijan spread disinformation

The statement of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan, alleging that on June 12, between 10:05 am and 5:50 pm, units of the Armenian Armed Forces opened fire towards Azerbaijani combat positions in the southwestern part of the border, does not correspond to reality.

13/06/2024

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Major General Artur Yeroyan participated via video link in the NATO Military Committee meeting with Operational Partners on Chiefs of Defence level

On June 11, the Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia, Major General Artur Yeroyan, participated via video link in the NATO Military Committee meeting with Operational Partners on Chiefs of Defence level. The meeting aimed to discuss international and urgent regional issues, as well as topics of cooperation between NATO and partner countries. In his speech, Major General Yeroyan emphasized the importance of cooperation with NATO in transforming the defence sector of the Republic of Armenia and reaffirmed his commitment to continued participation in peacekeeping missions under the auspices of NATO.

11/06/2024

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Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces met with the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff

The First Deputy Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia- Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Edward Asryan met with the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Georgios Kostidis, within the framework of the Conference of Commanders of European Armies in Germany. Issues related to cooperation and training of servicemembers were discussed.

11/06/2024

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Edward Asryan met with the Chief of the French Army Staff

The First Deputy Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia- Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Edward Asryan, within the framework of the Conference of Commanders of European Armies held in Germany, met with the Chief of the French Army Staff, General Pierre Schill. Issues related to the further development of cooperation, particularly in the field of exchange of experience and training of personnel, were discussed. Agreements were reached on the further development of cooperation.

11/06/2024

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Suren Papikyan sent a letter of congratulations to the Minister of Defence of the Republic of India

The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, sent a letter of congratulations to the Minister of Defence of the Republic of India, H.E. Rajnath Singh. "Please accept my sincere congratulations on your re-appointment as the Minister of Defence of the Republic of India. I am confident that you will continue to effectively apply your experience to strengthen India's defence capabilities. Allow me to extend my best wishes for your continued success in this important role and to express my gratitude for your personal support in promoting and enhancing bilateral cooperation in the field of defence."

10/06/2024

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Deputy Minister of Defence participated in the “ILA Berlin 2024” exhibition

To participate in the “ILA Berlin 2024” exhibition, held in Berlin from June 5 to 9, the delegation from the Ministry of Defence, led by Deputy Minister of Defence Karen Brutyan, departed for Germany. Within the framework of the visit, meetings were conducted with the State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Defence of GDR, Benedikt Zimmer, along with other officials and representatives of military-industrial companies. During these meetings, issues related to military-technical and military-technological cooperation between Armenia and Germany were discussed. Several agreements were reached, and various documents were signed.

07/06/2024

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The working visit of the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, to Bulgaria continues

During the visit, the Defence Minister toured the pavilions of the "HEMUS 2024" international exhibition and met with representatives of various military-industrial companies, resulting in several agreements.

06/06/2024

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The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia met with the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria

In the framework of his working visit to the Republic of Bulgaria, the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, met with the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria Atanas Zapryanov. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Bulgaria, Armen Yedigarian, was also present at the meeting. The discussions focused on issues related to Armenia-Bulgaria cooperation in the field of defence and the possibilities of cooperation in the military-technical domain. Additionally, the meeting addressed issues concerning multilateral cooperation within the framework of NATO and the EU, as well as regional security. Minister Papikyan provided an overview of the reforms being implemented in the Armenian Armed Forces, outlining their progress and objectives.

05/06/2024

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Suren Papikyan engaged in a brief conversation with the President of the Republic of Bulgaria

During his working visit to Bulgaria, particularly within the framework of the "HEMUS 2024" international exhibition, the Defence Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, engaged in a brief conversation with the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rumen Radev.

05/06/2024

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