ArmInfo.Artsakh President made his first staff appointments. In particular, Masis Mayilyan was reassigned to the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Artsakh. On his Facebook page in a video message, Arayik Harutyunyan stated that during the presidential election campaign Mayilyan was his main rival. "However, then I made a call for cooperation and Mayilyan responded to it," the NKR President emphasized.
The head of Artsakh also said that the head of the "United Homeland" party Samvel Babayan will become the secretary of the NKR Security Council. <Samvel Babayan, when he agreed to cooperate, did not count on any position. But he was always ready to interact for the good of our country. His party took second place in the parliamentary elections in Artsakh, they won a large number of votes. Yesterday, I suggested that Babayan take the post of Secretary of the Security Council>, Harutyunyan emphasized.
He also said that the Artsakh National Security Service will be headed by Lieutenant General Kamo Aghajanyan. The latter will be dismissed as deputy police chief. <I attach great importance to this sectoer also in terms of cooperation with Armenia. We need new qualitative changes. I agreed with the leadership of Armenia on deepening this cooperation>, Harutyunyan emphasized.
Harutyunyan also emphasized that David Babayan, a former presidential press secretary, was appointed adviser to the President of Artsakh on foreign policy issues.