Politics 11:51 27/10/2020 NKR

Jalal Harutyunyan’s injuries not serious, says Artsakh presidential spox

The injuries of Lieutenant-General Jalal Harutyunyan are not life-threatening, Artsakh presidential spokesman Vahram Poghosyan said on Tuesday, dismissing the Azerbaijani media reports that he has allegedly been killed in action.

“The Azerbaijani media outlets are spreading fake news for the second time already alleging that Jalal Harutyunyan has been killed. Let me say at once that Mr. Harutyunyan’s life is not in danger. Fortunately, the injuries he suffered in one of the combat positions are not serious and he will soon rejoin the army ranks,” the spokesman wrote on Facebook.

Harutyunyan was dismissed as Artsakh Defense Minister-Commander of the Defense Army after being injured on the battlefield, Artsakh President Arayik Harutyunyan said on Tuesday, naming Major-General Michael Arzumanyan as his replacement.

“In this state of war, indeed there is a lot of work to be done. Good luck, Mr. General!” Poghosyan said.



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