Defense Minister David Tonoyan

In a recent outburst in Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: “They’re either going to understand the language of politics and diplomacy, or in the field with painful experiences.” He continued, “Turkey possesses sufficient[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia is holding talks with Russia to buy more Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jets for its armed forces, Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan said over the weekend. “The acquisition of a new batch is planned,” he said.[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL) — Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh called up thousands of reservists and put their armed forces on high alert on Tuesday, September 24, at the start of “strategic” exercises aimed at simulating their joint response[...]

GYUMRI, Armenia (RFE/RL) — Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan praised the Russian military base in Armenia and its geopolitical role when he visited its headquarters in Gyumri on Saturday. Tonoyan attended and addressed an official ceremony[...]