Azerbaijani soldier detained in Armenia after crossing border

  • Armenian authorities arrested one Azerbaijani serviceman today after he apparently crossed into Armenian territory from the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhichevan. The search for a second Azerbaijani soldier who also is alleged to have crossed the border continues.
  • The head of Armenia’s Security Council, Armen Grigoryan, met yesterday with Iran’s powerful National Security Council head, Ali Shamkhani, in Tehran.
  • Armenia’s Prosecutor General, Anna Vardapetyan, formally asked parliament for the go-ahead to bring criminal charges against opposition lawmaker Mher Sahakyan for allegedly assaulting ruling party lawmaker Mher Sahakyan during a hearing.

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