Suren Sahakyan sacked as Armenia's Deputy Defense Minister

July 21, 2021 – 17:47 AMT

PanARMENIAN.NetSuren Sahakyan has been dismissed as Deputy Defense Minister, according to a decree singed by acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Wednesday, July 21.

Deputy chief of the Armenian Army General Staff Arshak Karapetyan was appointed a Deputy Defense Minister a day earlier.

The reshuffle came after acting Defense Minister Vagharshak Harutyunyan submitted his resignation, only eight months after taking office.

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