YEREVAN, November 26. /ARKA/. The Armenian Defense Ministry denied today rumors claiming that the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Colonel General Onik Gasparyan resigned. In a statement it described the rumors as not corresponding to reality.
Armenia’s Minister of Defense David Tonoyan was replaced earlier by Vagharshak Harutyunyan.
Also, resigned Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, who was replaced by Ara Ayvazyan, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Zaruhi Batoyan (replaced by Mesrop Arakelyan), Minister of Education of Science, Culture and Sports Arayik Harutyunyan (replaced by Vahram Dumanyan). The Minister of Economy Tigran Khachatryan also wrote a letter of resignation, but continues to fulfill his duties.