YEREVAN, December 21. /ARKA/. Armenia’s Ministry of Defense has denied today the rumors circulated by some media outlets claiming that it had received an order to withdraw military units from two villages of the Tavush region, which would be handed over to Azerbaijan.
Gevorg Altunyan, a spokesman for the Defense Ministry, told Armenpress news agency that the ministry categorically denies these rumors and calls on media outlets to refrain from disseminating unverified and false information.
According to these media reports, the commander of the 3rd Army Corps was instructed to withdraw units from two villages of the Tavush region, which, as a result of delimitation, would allegedly come under the control of the Azerbaijani