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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.

OSCE Mission to conduct 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 will conduct a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the north-east of the Hadrut region, the Artsakh foreign ministry stated.

1 soldier killed, 1 wounded in unknown circumstances in Artsakh

One soldier has died and another one was wounded after sustaining gunshot wounds in “circumstances that are still unknown”, the Defense Ministry of Artsakh reported.

Bako Sahakyan visits several military units of Defense Army

On 27 November Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited a range of military units of the Defense Army located in the central and eastern parts of the republic, got acquainted with the course of the service and the current situation, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Armenian defense minister in Kyrgyzstan for CSTO meeting

The delegation leaded by Minister of Defense Davit Tonoyan to participate in a regular session of the CSTO member states’ statutory bodies in Kyrgyzstan, November 27-28

Soldier found hanged in Armenia’s Tavush province

On November 26, at about 9am, the dead body of Private Vahan Musheghyan (born in 2000), a conscript of the Dilijan military unit of the Armenian Armed forces, was found at the Dilijan training center, and hanging from tree.

Bako Sahakyan signed a decree on the 2020 winter draft and demobilization

On 21 November Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan signed a decree on the 2020 winter draft and demobilization, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Armenia MOD receives Personal Representative of OSCE Chairperson-in-Office

Minister of Defense of Armenia Davit Tonoyan held a meeting on November 20 in Yerevan with Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk.

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.