ThursdayOctober 23
  • USD 409.4
  • EUR 519.45
  • RUB 9.99

Murders and suicides reduced in Armenia - MOD assures with no statistics

22:41, 10.12.2011 Region: Armenia Theme: Society

YEREVAN. – Armenian servicemen will be more tolerant as a result of measures implemented by the Armenian MOD, Deputy MOD Davit Tonoyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am in exclusive interview.

Tonoyan said that first measures are taken to raise legal awareness of the servicemen. They will be more tolerant to each other as a result of those measures, he added. 

Regarding the report that criminal cases are instigated as a result of negative events in the army, while parents of the killed servicemen are dissatisfied that real accused are not charged, Tonoyan said that MOD secures transparency, while it is not within the competence of the Ministry to charge the accused.

According to the high ranking MOD officials, murders and suicides reduces sharply in the Army. However, Davit Tonoyan did not provide any statistical information to support his words.

Armenia News - NEWS.am

More in topic

Volunteers offered to give up Facebook for 99 days

An average user spends 17 minutes a day perusing the social media site...

Armenia government discusses new Criminal Code draft concept

The PM instructed to confer on it with all interested departments…

21 arrested during World Cup – Brazil ambassador to Armenia

It’s everyone’s right to protest, but it can’t be uncontrollable…

Ambassador: Brazil hosted 600,000 guests during World Cup

During the final, there were 35 million tweets, but internet connection worked without disruption...

Armenia fights against hailstorms

10,700 shots were fired from 53 anti-hail stations…

Early ripening fruits in Armenia do not contain excessive level of chemicals

We should not consider early ripening fruits or vegetables definitely dangerous...

Partner news