Iran security chief meets with Pashinyan in Yerevan

  • Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met in Yerevan with Ali Shamkhani, the head of the Iranian Supreme National Security Council.
  • Azerbaijani troops opened fire at two Armenian villages this week, Armenia’s Defense Ministry said. Neither side reported any casualties.
  • In a win for press freedom advocates, the Armenian government effectively canceled legislation that would have criminalized “grave insults.”