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Armenian defense chief, UAE royals discuss developing military cooperation

Armenia’s Minister of Defense Davit Tonoyan has participated in the Abu Dhabi International Defense Conference, as well as the IDEX 2019 exhibition.

Armenia plans to purchase 12 Su-30SM fighters from Russia

Armenia plans to receive 4 Su-30SM multifunctional fighters from Russia in late 2019 or early 2020. Meantime, Yerevan wants to purchase a total of 12 such fighters, RIA Novosti reports, citing the country’s defense minister.

Armenia defense minister arrives in UAE

Armenia’s Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan has arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a working visit.

Armenian army equipped with new drones of local production

The Armenian armed forces are equipped with new Armenia-produced drones.

Artsakh’s President visits southern borderline

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan accompanied by defense minister Karen Abrahamyan and other officials visited various sectors of the republic's southern borderline and got acquainted on site with the course of military service and current situation, Central Information Deapartment of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

OSCE conducts ceasefire monitoring at Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On February 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 Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the east of Talish village of the Martakert region, Artsakh’s foreign ministry stated.

Defense ministry has no plans to hide any information about death cases of soldiers, says minister

Armenia’s defense ministry has no plans to hide information about the death cases of servicemen, and has not done so for years, Defense minister Davit Tonoyan said during a joint press conference with defense minister of Cyprus Savvas Angelides in Yerevan, asked why the ministry concealed the death case of soldier Edgar Grigoryan from the public.

OSCE to conduct monitoring at Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On February 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 Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the east of Talish village of the Martakert region, the foreign ministry of Artsakh stated.

Russian defense minister thanks Armenia for humanitarian mission in Syria

Russian defense minister Sergey Shoygu thanked his Armenian counterpart Davit Tonoyan for providing humanitarian aid in Syria.

Armenia dispatches humanitarian mission to Syria’s Aleppo

A group of Armenian humanitarian experts have headed to Aleppo, Syria on Friday to provide humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people, Defense Ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan said in a Facebook post.

Armenia MOD delegation visits Lithuania

A delegation from the Ministry of Defense (MOD) of Armenia was in Lithuania on a working visit, from Monday to Wednesday.

Bako Sahakyan visits various sectors of Artsakh’s eastern borderline

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan accompanied by defense minister Karen Abrahamyan and other officials visited various sectors of the republic's eastern borderline and got acquainted on site with the course of military service and current situation, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Stepanakert: Azerbaijani, who was released after serving his sentence in Karabakh, will be transferred to third country

Azerbaijani Elnur Huseynzade, who days ago was released from prison after serving a two-year sentence in the Republic of Artsakh, does not wish to return to Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan soldier released after serving his sentence in Karabakh

Azerbaijani military serviceman Elnur Huseynzade, who was sentenced to two years in prison by the ruling of a court of the Republic of Artsakh, has been released on February 2, after serving his sentence at a penitentiary the Artsakh Police.

Israeli dronemaker allowed to renew sales to Azeris, but top officials suspended

The Israeli Defense Ministry on Monday allowed an aircraft manufacturer suspected of testing one of its “suicide drones” against the Armenian military on behalf of Azerbaijan in 2017, in violation of Israeli law, to again sell the unmanned aerial vehicles to the Azeris.

Armenia signs contract to buy four SU-30 SM fighter jets

Moscow and Yerevan have signed a contract on the purchase of four SU-30 SM fighter jets which Armenia will get in 2020, as News.am reports, Russia’s Kommersant newspaper writes.

Pentagon praises U.S.-Armenia military cooperation

The Armenian Embassy in the United States celebrated the Day of the Armenian Army.

Defense minister wishes good mood and vigilance to all servicemen on Army Day

Defense minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan wished good mood and vigilance to all servicemen on the occasion of the Army Day.

Bako Sahakyan visited Yerablour Pantheon within frameworks of events dedicated to the 27th anniversary of Formation of the Armenian Army

On 28 January within the frameworks of events dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the Formation of the Armenian Army Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan together with Armenian President Armen Sargsyan and Prime-minister Nikol Pashinyan visited the Yerablour Pantheon in Yerevan, laid flowers and wreaths to the monuments of Sparapet Vazgen Sargsyan, legendary general Andranik and the martyrs perished in the Artsakh Liberation War.

Top officials of Armenia and Artsakh pay tribute to memory of fallen soldiers in Yerablur Pantheon

Armenia and Artsakh top officials pay tribute to memory of fallen soldiers in Yerablur Pantheon.