The Armenian military will soon acquire more long-range and precise missiles than it currently has in its arsenal, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian said on Friday.
Armenia’s main airline has accused the Russian state air traffic control agency of causing it serious financial damage with what it considers baseless claims resulting from Western economic sanctions against Russia.
Russia will complete the ongoing delivery of about 100 T-90 tanks to Azerbaijan early next year and is ready to modernize older tanks used by the Azerbaijani army, according to a senior Russian defense industry official.
Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian reaffirmed on Friday Armenia’s commitment to close cooperation with NATO, saying that it is drawing no objections from Russia or other ex-Soviet states aligned in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).
John Heffern, the U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, said on Thursday that he has discussed with Armenian officials the plight of ethnic Armenians remaining in Syria in the context of planned U.S. air strikes against Islamic State militants operating there.
The Honorable John C. Coughenour, Senior United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington, was in Armenia to participate in a seminar for Armenian judges and a seminar for law students and recent graduates.
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