YEREVAN.- Armenian President Armen Sarkissian issued a decree on Wednesday, appointing Vigen Sargsyan Minister of Defense of Armenia on the basis of the proposal of the Prime Minister, the press service of the President’s Office reported.

Ex-Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has been appointed First Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia. Vache Gabrielyan and Armen Gevorgyan have been appointed Deputy Prime Ministers. Edward Nalbandian have been appointed as Foreign Minister.