Pashinyan’s cabinet greenlights plans for women to serve in army

  • Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s cabinet approved a proposal allowing women to serve for six months in Armenia’s army on a voluntary basis in exchange for about $2,600 in compensation.
  • The cabinet also greenlighted the creation of a new government body to implement the Pashinyan administration’s plans to establish a major university complex outside of Yerevan.
  • A State Department spokesperson told reporters the United States will “continue to be deeply engaged” in Armenia and Azerbaijan, while declining to provide “any specific updates.”