Armenia, Russia discuss issues of demining in border zones

Armenia, Russia discuss issues of demining in border zones

PanARMENIAN.Net - Acting Defense Minister Vagharshak Harutyunyan on Tuesday, June 1 visited the border department of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in Armenia.

Harutyunyan and the head of the border department, Lieutenant General Roman Golubitsky discussed the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, as well as issues of demining some parts of the border zone.

On the morning of May 12, the armed forces of Azerbaijan violated the border of Armenia in the southern province of Syunik, advancing 3.5 kilometers and surrounding Sev Lake, which is situated on the border between the two countries but is predominantly a part of Armenia. On May 13, the Azerbaijani military committed more border violations against Armenia, advancing near Vardenis (Gegharkunik province) and Sisian (Syunik province). One Armenian serviceman was killed in Azerbaijan’s shooting on May 25, while six others were captured on May 27.

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