Armenia launches first satellite into space, plans to build control center

👉 Armenia launched its first space satellite and plans to establish a satellite control center in the country by the end of 2023.

👉 Russian peacekeepers facilitated the return of an Armenian soldier who accidentally crossed into Azerbaijan in April.

👉 Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan discussed Armenian prisoners of war in Azerbaijan and Karabakh’s final status in a speech to parliament.

👉 Pashinyan met with U.S. Ambassador Lynne Tracy to talk about negotiations between Armenia and Azerbaijan to resolve the Karabakh conflict.

👉 National Assembly Vice President Ishkhan Saghatelyan announced that the opposition will convene a special session next week to lay out red lines for Armenia-Azerbaijan and Armenia-Turkey normalization efforts.