YEREVAN. – Hraparak daily of the Republic of Armenia (RA) writes: Yesterday, during a consultation with the Prime Minister on the rise in deaths in the army in times of peace, a political decision was made to dismiss a number of officials.
It was decided that the commander of the Artsakh [(Nagorno-Karabakh)] Defense Army, Karen Abrahamyan, would resign. According to our sources, he has already submitted his resignation yesterday, but it is not announced for "technical" reasons.
The name of the replacement is also known - Jalal Harutyunyan, First Deputy Commander-Chief of Staff of the Artsakh Defense Army.
The resignation of the head of Department for Personnel Affairs of the RA Armed Forces, Major General Alik Aleksanyan, as well as of the chief of the Military Police, Artur Baghdasaryan, is also expected.