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Armenia and Georgia outline 2024 military cooperation plan

Armenia and Georgia outline 2024 military cooperation plan

Armenia's Defence Minister Suren Papikyan and Georgia's Defence Minister Irakli Chikovani signed a comprehensive cooperation plan for the year 2024 between their respective defence ministries. The meeting in Yerevan was marked …

France continues to arm Armenia

France continues to arm Armenia

Yerevan and Paris have signed an agreement for the delivery of CAESAR howitzers to Armenia, French Minister for the Armed Forces Sebastien Lecornu said. According to him, France continues to strengthen its defense relations with …

Iran warns Armenia

Iran warns Armenia

The regional security should be maintained by the countries of the region, Iranian Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ashtiani said during the talks with his Armenian counterpart …

France to arm Armenia with missiles

France to arm Armenia with missiles

The Heads of the Defense Ministries of France and Armenia signed an agreement on military cooperation. The French side stated that Paris was ready to provide missiles to Yerevan if necessary.

Armenia and EU discuss regional security issues

Armenia and EU discuss regional security issues

Armenia's Minister of Defense Suren Papikyan received the Head of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Armenia, Ambassador Vassilis Maragos on Dcember 1. The ministry's press service reported that the Armenia-EU …

Women to be allowed to serve in Armenian army

Women to be allowed to serve in Armenian army

Today, the Armenian parliament adopted a draft law on the service of women in the army. They will be recruited on a voluntary basis, and after six months of training they will be able to conclude a contract with the Ministry of Defense for five years.

Why Armenia absent at CSTO meeting?

Why Armenia absent at CSTO meeting?

The absence of Armenian Defense Minister Suren Papikyan from a meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Minsk on Thursday is unrelated to Armenia-CSTO relations, secretary of the …

Media: Armenian Defense Minister to leave his post

Media: Armenian Defense Minister to leave his post

The Hraparak newspaper writes that Armenian Defense Minister Suren Papikyan will leave his post. His place may be taken by the director of the National Security Service of the country Armen Abazyan.

Armenian defense minister leaves for Russia

Armenian defense minister leaves for Russia

Armenian Defense Minister Suren Papikyan has left on a working visit to Russia, the Armenian Defense Ministry said. According to the ministry's spokesman, Papikyan is heading an Armenian defense ministry delegation. …

Armenian Defense Minister meets with head of CSTO task force

Armenian Defense Minister meets with head of CSTO task force

On Monday, September 19, a meeting was held between the Minister of Defense of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, and the head of the operational group of the monitoring mission of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Armenia Anatoly …

CSTO delegation meets with Armenian defense minister

CSTO delegation meets with Armenian defense minister

A task force of the CSTO Joint Staff arrived in Armenia on Thursday and met with Defense Minister Suren Papikyan, the Defense Ministry’s press service reported. "A task force of the CSTO Joint Staff led by the chief of the …