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Supreme Commander in Chief to decide fate of Deputy Defense Minister

PanARMENIAN.Net - The fate of Deputy Defense Minister, lieutenant general Manvel Grigoryan will be decided by the Supreme Commander in Chief, RA Defense Minister Mikael Harutyunyan.

"Lieutenant general Grigoryan has been on leave. According to the Constitution, the President will take a decision, since as the Supreme Commander in Chief, he is empowered to appoint or dismiss, or confer military ranks," he said.

Earlier, Serzh Sargsyan expressed regret that "Manvel Grigoryan attempted to engage in politics and disobey the Supreme Commander in Chief."

During the February 21 rally, former President Levon Ter-Petrosyan announced that two Deputies to the RA Defense Minister, including Lieutenant general Manvel Grigoryan, head of the Yerkrapah union, joined the opposition movement.
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