Armenian president appoints new defense minister

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 03, 2016 12:43 PM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan appointed a new defense minister, the president's press service said on Monday.

The new defense minister, Vigen Sarkissian, was until Monday chief of the presidential administration.

(Reporting by Hasmik Mkrtchyan; Writing by Alexander Winning)