Russian deputy prime minister discusses opening regional transport links in Armenia

  • Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan took part in a sitting of the Commonwealth of Independent States council of foreign ministers in Tajikistan. The organization is a supranational body consisting of former Soviet states.
  • Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Overchuk and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko to discuss opening regional transport links.
  • Pashinyan appointed Arkady Peleshyan, a local politician with a dubious criminal past, as Vanadzor’s new acting mayor.