Counterstrikes of Armenian Forces
The author of the TV program “In the Positions” Arshak Zakaryan has published a video on Youtube. He notes that this is a footage of the counterstrikes of the Armenian forces to the enemy.
Person who Appeared in Azerbaijan Had Conviction and Mental Issues
The person introducing himself Zaven Hovhannes Karapetyan who has appeared in the territory of Azerbaijan has a past conviction and mental issues. The mayor of Vanadzor Mamikon Aslanyan told Armenpress this person was strange. “He lived a strange life, was registered at the elderly people’s home to get a passport because he had no address. He lived in different places for some time, collected garbage, was homeless. He is not from Vanadzor, he was from some orphanage, I don’t kn...
Karabakh army retaliates to suppress adversary’s actions
Azerbaijani side violated ceasefire regime around 300 times from different caliber weapons along the line of contact from June 11 to 17.
At the different sections of the line of contact adversary used 60mm and 82 mm mortars and anti-tank grenade launchers.
“The Karabakh army vaneguard units retaliated to suppress the adversary’s offensive activity and continuing to confidently carry out their combat task,” the Karabakh army said in a statement.
As reported earlier, three Arm...
Contract soldier dies in Armenia’s Muratsan hospital
A contract soldier died in the Central Clinical Military Hospital of the Defense Ministry of Armenia on Wednesday.
Spokesman for the Defense Ministry, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, told Armenian News - NEWS.am that contract soldier Narek Mkhitaryan had health problems.
“He underwent neck cyst operation and died early in the morning,” Hovhannisyan noted.
The reason behind the death is not yet known.
Artsakh Won't Strike Istanbul-Baku Plane
According to press reports, the Airbus A321-231 of Turkish Airlines of the flight TK334 /THY3RF from Istanbul to Baku flies above Artsakh. The spokesperson for the president of Artsakh Republic Davit Babayan told Artsakhpress that unlike Azerbaijan, Artsakh is not a terrorist state, and a lot of international flights are operated above the territory of Artsakh.
“First, we are not Azerbaijan to hit civil planes. This is strange to our essence. Second, if such a flight is operated, it shows...
Front Line is Fully Controlled: Commander of Defense Army Is Optimistic
Optimism is needed about the settlement of the Artsakh issue, the commander of the Defense Army of Artsakh Republic told reporters, Armenpress informed.
He believes the solution is going to be positive.
“Our cause is fair, we have to realize what we are fighting for. Everything is motivted, and the victory is going to be ours. Azerbaijan will increasingly try to cause escalation to cause damage to us. We will do everything to deliver the ultimate blow,” the commander of the Defense...
The Scenarios of the Next War
The French ambassador in Armenia has announced that the status quo in the area of the Karabakh conflict can no longer be maintained. France has recently repeated this several times, including at the Hollande - Serzh Sargsyan meeting.
If the status quo cannot be maintained, there are two ways of changing it – negotiations and war. Currently, no negotiations are going on, Armenia has put forth preconditions for their continuation to which Azerbaijan does not agree – ...
Armenian contract serviceman found hanged in military unit
The investigation has been launched in the fourth garrison unit of Armenia's General Military Investigative Department into the death of non-commissioned officer Melik Khachatryan.
At about 3:30 pm on Thursday, the Investigative Committee received information on discovering the contract soldier, noncommissioned officer Melik Khachatryan (born in 1981) hanged in the protection area of N military unit of the Armenian Defense Ministry. A letter was also found out at the scene.
A forensic examinat...
Armenia MFA: Azerbaijan violates OSCE principles and commitments on daily basis
Due to its extremely destructive stance Azerbaijan has found itself in a total isolation, Spokesman for the Armenian MFA, Tigran Balayan, told the aforementioned to Armenian News – NEWS.am, referring to the recent discussions at the OSCE Permanent Council on OSCE Office in Yerevan.
“Due to its extremely destructive stance Azerbaijan finds itself in a total isolation. OSCE Chairmanship, participating States, Secretariat support activities of the OSCE Office in Yerevan, and it is sole...
Soldier wounded as a result of mine detonation in Armenia's Tavush
A soldier has been wounded as a result of mine detonation in Armenia’s Tavush province on Thursday, Spokesman for the Armenian Defense Ministry, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, told Armenian news agency
In his words, the wounded soldier has been taken to Berd military hospital. According to the doctors, his condition is critical.
The OSCE Mission Conducted a Planned Monitoring of the Line of Contact
Artsakh Republic's Foreign Ministry stresses:
On May 4, 2017, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the direction of the Askeran region, south-east of Akna.
From the positions of the Defense Army of the Republic of Artsakh, the monitoring was conducted by Field Assistant to the Personal Representative o...
Karabakh army: Azerbaijan fired over 460 shots at night
The adversary violated the ceasefire alone the line of contact between the Karabakh and Azeri opposing forces about 40 times, from late Wednesday night to early Thursday morning.
During this time the Azerbaijani armed forces fired more than 460 shots toward the position-holders of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) Defense Army, and with different-caliber shooting weapons, the defense army press service noted.
But the Artsakh defense army vanguard units adhered to the ceas...
Azerbaijani side fired towards Armenia's Tavush province
The adversary violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between the Karabakh and Azerbaijani opposing forces about 45 times, from late Tuesday night to early Wednesday morning.
During this time the Azerbaijani armed forces fired more than 640 shots toward the position-holders of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) Defense Army, and with different-caliber shooting weapons, the defense army informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
But the Artsakh defense army vanguard units mos...
Russia MOD delegation visits Armenia
A delegation from the Ministry of Defense (MOD) of Russia on Tuesday arrived in Armenia, and along the lines of the 2017 cooperation program between the MODs of the two countries.
Draft of the Armenian-Russian interstate agreement on the activities—in Armenia—of the Russian MOD Military Police agencies, and functions of the military police units are planned to be discussed during this visit, the MOD of Armenia informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.