Defense Minister Meets With Russian Ambassador

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Armenia’s defense minister Major General Vagharshak Haroutiunian met Tuesday with Russian ambassador to Armenia Anatoly Driukov–who was accompanied by military attach of the Russian Embassy Anatoly Balayev.

The Russian delegation also included Chief of the Combat Management Group–deputy chief of the Russian Troops Headquarters in the Transcaucasus Major-General Aleksey Tretyakov and commander of the Russian military base in Armenia Major-General Arakdy Bakhin.

Ambassador Driukov congratulated Haroutiunian upon his appointment as defense minister.

The sides discussed bilateral military and political cooperation–as well as activities of the Russian military base in Armenia.


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