Karen Abrahamyan appointed as Artsakh’s new Defense Minister
(Armradio) – On 14 December President Bako Sahakyan visited the Artsakh Republic Defense Ministry.
The President introduced to the to the supreme command staff of the Defense Army appointed according to the Presidential decrees defence minister, commander of the Defense Army, major- general Karen Abrahamyan and the first deputy commander, chief of staff of the Artsakh Republic Defence Army’s military unit N19916 Jalal Haroutyunyan appointed upon his decrees.
Bako Sahakyan rated high professional and human qualities of Major-General Karen Abrahamyan and colonel Jalal Haroutyunyan, their expertise, voicing his confidence that they would appropriately discharge their responsibilities, wishing them success in their service.
President Sahakyan thanked former defense minister, commander of the Defense Army Levon Mnatsakanyan for his long-standing service, highlighting his great contribution to the army-building process, the formation and development of the Defense Army and expressed confidence that Levon Mnatsakanyan would continue to serve his Homeland with the same commitment in his new post.
Levon Mnatsakanyan has been appointed Director of the State Service on Emergency Situations.