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)
A raft of issues are complicating relations between long time allies Turkey and the United States. But both sides continue using diplomatic back-channels to get as many concessions as possible from each other without fatally harming bilateral relations, argues Benyamin Poghosyan in this op-ed