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Defense minister replaced in Armenia

Headlines 15:46 15 Nov, 2021

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian dismissed Arshak Karapetyan from his post 

Defense minister replaced in Armenia

At the suggestion of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian dismissed Arshak Karapetyan from his post and appointed Deputy Prime Minister Suren Papikyan in his place, Qazet.az informs citing TASS.

“Guided by the proposal of the prime minister, President Armen Sarkissian signed a decree on the removal of Defense Minister Arshak Karapetyan from his post. By other presidential decrees, Suren Papikyan was dismissed from the post of Deputy Prime Minister and appointed Defense Minister,” reads the statement.