YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenia’s Defense Minister Michael Harutunian Tuesday said that Azerbaijan was well aware of Armenian Army’s capabilities and efficiency.
“If Azerbaijan has not, until now, began an military offensive, as it suggests through its official statemen’s, it would never do so, since it is well aware of the efficiency and prowess of Armenia’s Armed Forces, said Harutunian during a discussion of the state defense budget at the National Assembly.
The minister stated that 100 percent of the allocated funds in the 2006 budget were used within the proper earmarks.
In other military news, the regular session of the inter-departmental commission coordinating the development of the draft military doctrine took place Tuesday at the Armenian Defense Ministry chaired by the Defense Minister.
A spokesperson for the ministry, Seyran Shahsuvarian, told Armenpress that during the session the participants summed up the activities for the development of the doctrine, discussed proposals and heard remarks of the members of the commission.