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High-ranking Russian delegation to visit Armenia

24.03.2021 57 просмотров

The heads of the Armenian Defense Ministry and the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces agreed on the visit of the Russian delegation.


The Minister of Defense of Armenia Vagharshak Harutyunyan and the Chief of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov during a telephone conversation discussed the modernization program of the republic's army and agreed on the upcoming visit of a high-ranking Russian delegation to Armenia. The press service of the Armenian Ministry of Defense reported this on Wednesday.

“Armenian Defense Minister Vagharshak Harutyunyan had a telephone conversation with Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov. During the conversation, the parties discussed the program of modernization and reform of the Armed Forces of Armenia.Vagharshak Harutyunyan andValery Gerasimovagreed on the upcoming visit of a high-ranking Russian delegation to Armenia for more detailed negotiations on these issues,” —

According to the Armenian Defense Ministry, Vagharshak Harutyunyan and Valery Gerasimov also discussed military cooperation and "a number of issues related to the security of the Syunik region of the republic. The ministry clarified that the conversation took place on the evening of March 23.

After the end of hostilities in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan published a roadmap for the development of the country, according to which attached to the issue of reforming and modernizing the army. He also stated that Yerevan intends to "deepen cooperation with the main strategic ally - Russia."

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