Shushan Stepanyan, the spokesperson for the Minister of Defense of Armenia, posted on her Facebook page a statement by Artak Davtyan, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces. The statement reads as follows, in particular:
Much work has been done on procurement, especially in the last two years, and we have come to the result that the import of armaments and military equipment is in planned manner and without violations.
Let me note regarding the very same Osa-AKMs much discussed in recent times that after being procured, they have been modernized in our military-industrial plants, have already been listed, and partially replaced the old equipment which has completed its operation resource.
No samples of armaments and military equipment procured by the Armed Forces remain in storage. We purchase what is needed at the given moment, based on the fact that what the troop needs, which is well used, and which is effective for our army.