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Armenia appoints new defence minister after Karabakh defeat: presidency 20 November 2020 - 13:56

Armenia on Friday appointed a new defence minister after being defeated by Azerbaijan following weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.The presidency said in a statement that the new defence minister was Vagharshak Harutunyan, an advisor to Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on defence issues, who previously served as defence minister from 1999-2000.

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