STEPANAKERT (Armenpress)–Nagorno-Karabakh Republic president Arkady Ghoukassian issued a decree Saturday appointing Janna Galstyan a presidential advisor on ideological issues.
Galstyan has stood out as a representative of Armenian women in combat–during the self-defense war in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. She is considered a national hero in Karabakh–Armenia and the Diaspora.
Also in Karabakh government news–Ghoukassian issued a decree making changes to the Karabakh national security council.
Dropped from the new security council are former prime minister Jirayr Poghosian–former defense minister Samvel Babayan and Robert Shafarian.
New members on the council are prime minister Anoushavan Danielian–National Security Chief Davit Ohanian–defense minister Seyran Ohanian and interior minister Beko Sahakian.