Armenia has a new defence minister. Vigen Sargsyan has been appointed as head of the Defence Ministry. Eduard Nalbandian has been re-appointed as Foreign Minister, completing the government reshuffle following the appointment of a new prime minister earlier.
Prior to his appointment as defence minister Vigen Sargsyan was the Chief of Staff of the Presidential administration.
source: commonspace.eu with agencies.
photo: Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian (archive picture)
Nikol Pashinyyan, the leader of street protests who earlier forced the resignation of prime minister Serzh Sargsyan is insisting that a new prime minister is appointed who is not a member of the ruling Republican Party, to pave the way for early elections