Press releases

13.01.2009 / Working meeting about the results of the first stage of the defense system’s strategic review process

Today, at the working meeting conducted by President Sargsyan discussed were issues related to the results of the first stage of the defense system’s strategic review process. The five-staged process is scheduled to be concluded by April, 2010. Opening the meeting, the President of Armenia said, “Today, we are revisiting the issue of the improvement of the Armed Forces and the strategic review process of the defense system. We have spoken about the role and significance of our army on...

12.01.2009 / The President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree on pardon

The President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree to grant pardon to Eghishe Grigorian, Karen Tarkhanian, Avetik Ghrejian, Karlen Manoucharian, Armen Movsissian, Haroutyun Mkrtchian, Norik Haroutyunian, Sargis Parunakian, and Raju Petrossian who were sentenced to 2-4 years in prison for their participation in the events of March 1, 2008 in Yerevan, for illegal acquisition, use, transfer, possession, and bearing of arms, ammunition, and explosives, as well as for the use of force against...

10.01.2009 / President Serzh Sargsyan conducted a working meeting at the Ministry of Defense

Today, President Serzh Sargsyan conducted a working meeting at the Ministry of Defense with the participation of the leadership of the structure. Discussed at the meeting were issues related to the main tasks of the Ministry in 2009 and related steps. The President of Armenia said that army-building was a difficult, constant work which demands a hard, daily toil. The Commander-in-Chief among priorities mentioned consistent steps toward the strengthening of the defensibility of the...

06.01.2009 / President Serzh Sargsyan attends a special Christmas service

On January 6, President Serzh Sargsyan and Mrs. Rita Sargsyan attended a special Christmas service at the Holy See of Echmiadzin.

31.12.2008 / President Serzh Sargsyan’s New Year Address

Dear Compatriots, In a few minutes we will together celebrate the arrival of the New Year. We are turning yet another page of the history of independent Armenia, which was full of achievements and inspiring episodes as well as complex events and tough situations. Year 2008 was a year of changes, a year of making difficult and responsible decisions; our country and our people were compelled to face the most serious problems and a number of challenges. First, it was the elections and...

31.12.2008 / On the occasion of the New Year and Christmas holidays Serzh Sargsyan made a traditional visit to the defense lines of our country

On the occasion of the New Year and Christmas holidays, the President of Armenia, Commander-in-Chief, Serzh Sargsyan made today a traditional visit to the defense lines of our country. At the defense positions the President of Armenia observed the administration of the combat duty, conversed with the troops and officers, familiarized with their social and living conditions. The Commander-in-Chief congratulated the troops with New Year and Christmas, gave his best wishes and expressed...


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