Yerevan, January 29. was held In Yerevan meeting with the heads of military departments of Russia and Armenia, during which a key ally of Russia in Transcaucasia congratulated the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the national army of the Republic.
participated in the meeting with the Minister of defense of Armenia first Deputy Minister of defense of Russia Ruslan Tsalikov conveyed greetings on behalf of Russian defense Minister army General Sergei Shoigu.
In turn, Vigen Sargsyan thanked the delegation of the Ministry of defense of Russia for the fact that she arrived in the country to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the Armenian army, and stressed that the armed forces are actively preparing for the exercises "Interaction-2017": "For us it is very important," — said the Minister of defense of Armenia. He added: "As we agreed with Sergei Shoigu signed a plan of action which is considered as the minimum program, and hope to be able to do much more", — said Vigen Sargsyan,
Recall, functioning in Armenia the 102nd Russian military base, which, as emphasized by both parties, serves as a guarantor of security in the region.