Armenian PM sacks chief of General Staff

Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Thursday fired Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Onik Gasparyan, according to local media.

Pashinyan said he had signed the papers on the dismissal of Gasparyan and his deputy before the General Staff issued the statement calling for his resignation.

Gasparyan will officially be considered dismissed only after the president’s formalization of the document.


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