On July 4, 1992, the Azerbaijani armed units, with multiple superiority in manpower and military equipment, employing heavy artillery and combat aircraft launched a large-scale offensive in the direction of Martakert town of the Republic of Artsakh, Artsakh Republic MFA said in a statement issued today.
On the occasion of the Day of those fallen for Motherland and missing in action, Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan visited the Stepanakert Memorial Complex and laid flowers on the monument of missing in action war volunteers, the Presidential Office told.
During the period from June 21 to 27 the Azerbaijani armed forces violated the ceasefire regime in the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact more than 190 times by firing nearly 1600 shots at the Armenian positions, the Artsakh Defense Army said in a press release.
President of Artsakh Arayik Harutyunyan visited today the Tigranakert training range to watch the combat tactics phase of the military exercise involving different military units of the Defense Army, the Presidential Office told.
U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) testified for continued life-saving U.S. de-mining assistance to Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh), during a first-ever virtual testimony organized by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, as this key panel gets set to finalize its Fiscal Year 2021 foreign aid priorities over the next two week, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
Yerevan ex-mayor Robert Nazaryan detainedThe Special Investigation Service detained the former mayor of Yerevan, the former chairman of the commission on regulation of public services Robert Nazaryan, Hraparak reported.
President Sarkissian to visit Tavush ProvincePresident Armen Sarkissian will travel to the province of Tavush on a two-day visit to meet with the residents of Chinari, a village that came under Azerbaijani cross-border bombardments in mid-July, the President’s Office said.
11 Lebanese-Armenians dead in Beirut blastThe number of Lebanese-Armenians who were killed in the powerful explosion in Beirut has reached 11, and several dozens of representatives of the community are injured, Armenia’s Hi
gh Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs Zareh Sinanian said in a statement.