STEPANAKERT. – President Bako Sahakyan today visited the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Republic Defense Ministry.
The President introduced to the supreme command staff of the Defense Army defense minister, commander of the Defense Army, Major General Jalal Harutyunyan appointed upon his decree, Central Information Department of the Office of the Republic of Artsakh President informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
Bako Sahakyan rated high the professionalism of Harutyunyan, noting his extensive experience in troop management and wishing him success in a performing his duties.
President Sahakyan thanked former defense minister, commander of the Defense Army Karen Abrahamyan for his service, highlighted his great contribution to the army-building process, wishing him success.
Chief of the General Staff of the Republic of Armenia Armed Forces Artak Davtyan and other officials were also present at the event.