The MoD of Azerbaijan spread disinformation

The statement issued by the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan, alleging that on June 21st, between 12:25 pm and 3:35 pm, units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia discharged fire on Azerbaijani combat positions located in the eastern part of the border, does not correspond to reality.

22/06/2024

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Suren Papikyan met with the Minister of Defence of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

In the framework of his working visit to Luxembourg on June 20, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikyan met with the Minister of Defence of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Yuriko Backes. Ambassador Tigran Balayan was also in attendance at the meeting. Discussions encompassed the potential for cooperation between Armenia and Luxembourg in security and defence fields, including partnerships in multilateral frameworks such as NATO and the EU, as well as regional security issues. Minister Papikyan presented an overview of the ongoing reforms within the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia.

20/06/2024

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Тhe Minister of Defence held a meeting with the Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

On the sidelines of his working visit to Luxembourg on June 20, the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, held a meeting with the Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Claude Wiseler, and members of the Defence Committee of the Chamber of Deputies. During the meeting, discussions were held concerning defence cooperation between Armenia and Luxembourg, as well as regional security issues. Furthermore, Minister Papikyan presented the “Crossroads of Peace” project developed by the Government of the Republic of Armenia.

20/06/2024

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The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia departed for Luxembourg on a working visit

On June 19th, the delegation headed by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, departed for Luxembourg on a working visit.

19/06/2024

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Suren Papikyan held a meeting with the Military Adviser and Chief of the Military Staff to the President of France

On June 19th, the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, held a meeting with the Military Adviser and Chief of the Military Staff to the President of France, General Fabien Mandon. During the meeting, they discussed the ongoing cooperation between Armenia and France in the field of defence, as well as prospective programs. The Minister of Defence provided an update on the reforms within the Armenian Armed Forces and the level of support of France in this context. Additionally, issues related to regional and international security were addressed.

19/06/2024

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Suren Papikyan continued his tour of the EUROSATORY international exhibition

On the sidelines of his working visit to France, Minister of Defence Suren Papikyan continued his tour of the EUROSATORY international exhibition on June 18th. Minister Papikyan held meetings with representatives of various military industrial companies. Agreements have been reached, and contracts have been executed.

18/06/2024

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A military-technical cooperation agreement was signed

On June 17th, within the scope of the working visit of the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, to France, a military-technical cooperation agreement was signed between the Ministry of Defence of the RA and the French military-industrial company KNDS.

17/06/2024

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Suren Papikyan met with the Minister of the Armed Forces of France

On June 17th, on the sidelines of his working visit to France, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, met with the Minister of the Armed Forces of France, Sébastien Lecornu. During the meeting, the current state of defence cooperation between Armenia and France was discussed. The Minister of Defence of the RA provided an update on the progress of defence reforms in Armenia and the activities carried out within the framework of cooperation with France in this direction. Both parties emphasized the importance of military-technical cooperation. New agreements have been reached in this regard.

17/06/2024

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Suren Papikyan participated in the opening ceremony of the EUROSATORY international exhibition

On June 17th, in the framework of his working visit to France, the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, participated in the opening ceremony of the EUROSATORY international exhibition. Minister Papikyan toured the pavilions, familiarized himself with the exhibits, and held meetings with representatives of several military-industrial companies.

17/06/2024

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Suren Papikyan embarked on a working visit to France

On June 17th, a delegation headed by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Suren Papikyan, embarked on a working visit to France.

17/06/2024

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The MoD of Azerbaijan spread disinformation

The statement of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan, claiming that on June 16th at approximately 12:50 am, units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia opened fire against the Azerbaijani combat positions located in the southwestern part of the border, does not correspond to reality.

16/06/2024

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Release

On June 14th, at approximately 8:20 a.m., the body of contract soldier Armen Gurgen Gasparyan was discovered with a gunshot wound in the security station of the N military unit of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia. An investigation is currently underway to fully elucidate the circumstances surrounding the incident. The Ministry of Defence extends its deepest condolences and support to the family, relatives, and comrades of the serviceman.

14/06/2024

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