Armenia will appropriate an extra 175 million dram (approx. $430,000) to modernize the Yerevan Physics Institute’s CANDLE project’s AREAL linear particle accelerator, the country’s Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan said at a government meeting on Thursday.
Azerbaijan’s latest attacks on the Artsakh border once again showed how furiously Baku seeks to seize the Artsakh Republic and take control of its entire territory, Defense Army Commander Movses Hakobyan told reporters Wednesday. He recalled the truce achieved 20 years ago at the request of Azerbaijan, who applied to Russia for mediation.
U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern published a video message on Wednesday, in which, speaking in Armenian, he discusses the recent escalation of violence across the Artsakh conflict zone and the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
A group of six Armenian parliamentary leaders consisting of heads of a number of major political parties, along with Armenia’s Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian, paid a visit to Armenia’s northeastern region of Tavush from Aug. 16 to 17, where a number of borderland villages have been under assault from Azerbaijani forces in the last three weeks.