A team of specialists from the Russian Armed Forces arrived in Armenia

8 April, 2020
Within the framework of bilateral cooperation of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation and in accordance with the agreement reached between Ministers of Defense of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation David Tonoyan and Sergey Shoygu, on April 7, a team of specialists from the Russian Armed Forces arrived in the Republic of Armenia to help organize prevention of the spread of the new coronavirus infection and implementation of the anti-epidemic measures, as well as to share their experience and knowledge in that field with the Armenian partners.

In order to carry out the mentioned activities, the Russian side provided the RA Armed Forces with a mobile laboratory capable of conducting testing for COVID-19 infection, as well as a testing system, which will allow to conduct testing of the personnel of the RA Armed Forces and the Russian 102nd Military Base located in the Republic of Armenia.

The testings will be carried out mainly for the target groups and will support the organization of large-scale preventive measures. They will significantly increase the effectiveness of the anti-epidemic measures.