16 Sep 2019 14:57

Armenian security chief dismissed

YEREVAN. Sept 16 (Interfax) - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has dismissed the director of the National Security Service (NSS), Artur Vanetsyan.

"I have signed a petition for the removal from office of the director of the NSS. A relevant decree will be signed [by the president of Armenia] in one or two days. This happened as a result of a series of discussions with the NSS director and upon mutual consent," Pashinyan said at a press conference on Monday.