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Armenia will continue its military cooperation with Russia

Armenia will continue its military cooperation with Russia in the framework of the new national security strategy, the text of the document posted on the government website.

The document also noted that Yerevan is actively involved in joint initiatives within the CSTO framework "for the benefit of effective protection of the interests of members and enhance the institutional capability of the structure." "Armenia will continue to work on improving the efficiency of the organization and the implementation by member States of their Treaty obligations in relation to each other", - stated in the strategy.

Russia should give an effective response to the actions of NATO, Medvedev said

Russia urged to refrain during the period of the pandemic from taking any action on the line of contact between NATO and Russia, CSTO, but the exercises were still carried out, Moscow should react to it, keep your weapon in good condition: it must be "sharp, precise and contemporary", said Deputy head of the security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.

Medvedev stressed that "if we are not inside this organization and is a military Alliance, we must understand that the troops of this military unit, in principle, are ready to take part in the hostilities, including against our country."

The trial of the ex-President of Armenia Kocharian was moved to July 14

The court in Yerevan on the case of former Armenian President Robert Kocharian is transferred on 14 July, said Tuesday the judge Anna Janibekyan.

The special investigation service on July 26, 2018 presented to Kocharian the prosecution to overthrow the constitutional order in the criminal case about the protesters on 1 March 2008. Kocharyan thinks the charges are trumped up as political persecution. In the case also are the former CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov, the ex-defense Minister Seyran Ohanian and former head of the presidential administration Armen Gevorgyan.

China gave the UN an instrument of accession to the Treaty on the arms trade

The permanent representative of China to the UN Zhang Jun handed over the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres the instrument of accession of China to the International Treaty on arms trade (ATT), said the Chinese permanent mission to the organization.

The Treaty will enter into force for China 90 days after the instrument of accession.

In the foreign Ministry told about the possible participation of Mongolia to the CSTO

Mongolia looks positively to the invitation to join the activities of the CSTO, said the Director of the first Department of Asian Affairs of Russia Georgy Zinoviev.

The CSTO includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

The trial of the ex-President of Armenia Kocharian was postponed to July 7

The court in Yerevan on the case of former Armenian President Robert Kocharian postponed to 7 July, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The special investigation service on July 26, 2018 presented to Kocharian the prosecution to overthrow the constitutional order in the criminal case about the protesters on 1 March 2008. Kocharyan thinks the charges are trumped up as political persecution. In the case also are the former CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov, the ex-defense Minister Seyran Ohanian and former head of the presidential administration Armen Gevorgyan.

Protection Kocharian dismisses claims of constitutional court

Protection ex-the President of Armenia Robert Kocharian dismisses claims from the constitutional court not to interfere with the deputies to appeal to the court of changes in the basic law providing for the termination of powers of the head of the COP, said on Thursday to journalists by the lawyer of the former President, Aram Orbelyan.

Earlier, the parliamentary faction of the opposition party "prosperous Armenia" said that initiates the collection of signatures of at least 1/5 of the total number of deputies (27 MPs) to appeal to the constitutional court to challenge the amendments to the basic law, providing for the termination of powers of the head of the COP. The party urged the second opposition faction of Armenia to join the initiative to gain the necessary number of signatures. On Wednesday, the leader of the "Light of Armenia" Edmon Marukyan said that political power will appeal to the COP for amendments after discussion, the constitutional court of the Kocharian, to avoid politicization of the issue, the first meeting of the COP on the case is scheduled for July 7.

In the Victory parade participating parade units of the defense ministries of the CSTO

Parade units of the defense ministries of the member States of the organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO) are taking part in the Victory Parade on red square, the press service of the organization.

It is clarified that in formal calculations included soldiers from the Republic of Armenia, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan. The sequence of their passage was determined by alphabetical order.

In Moscow held a military parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory

The main military parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war will start at 10.00 MSK on the red square in Moscow.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has postponed the parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of Victory on may 9 because of the complicated epidemiological situation at the end of may it was decided to move it to June 24.

The trial of the ex-President of Armenia Kocharian was moved to June 30

The court in Yerevan on the case of former Armenian President Robert Kocharian is transferred on June 30, said Tuesday the judge in the case, Anna Janibekyan.

The special investigation service on July 26, 2018 presented to Kocharian the prosecution to overthrow the constitutional order in the criminal case about the protesters on 1 March 2008. Kocharyan thinks the charges are trumped up as political persecution. In the case also are the former CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov, the ex-defense Minister Seyran Ohanian and former head of the presidential administration Armen Gevorgyan.

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