Vardanyan takes up post of Karabakh state minister

  • Billionaire businessman Ruben Vardanyan formally took up the post of Karabakh state minister with expanded powers.
  • Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan met in Yerevan with the head of the European Union monitoring mission on the border with Azerbaijan.
  • Armenia and Azerbaijan’s joint border commission convened for talks in Brussels.
  • Two influential allies of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan failed to be reelected to the ruling Civil Contract party’s governing board after a vote recount.