Armenian Defense Minister receives newly appointed Commander of Russian peacekeeping forces in Artsakh

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YEREVAN, JANUARY 13, ARMENPRESS. Minister of Defense of Armenia Suren Papikyan received Deputy Commander of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant – General Rustam Muradov, and the newly appointed Commander of the Russian Peacekeeping Forces in Artsakh, Major -General Andrey Volkov on January 13.

As ARMNENPRESS was informed from the press service of the MoD Armenia, Suren Papikyan congratulated Major – General Andrey Volkov on assuming the new post and wished him success in the peacekeeping mission.

The parties praised the efforts of the Russian Federation to stabilize the military-political situation in the region, as well as the process and effectiveness of the peacekeeping mission in Artsakh.

The sides also exchanged views on regional security issues.

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