On October 25-27, 2019 the Public Council under the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia under the leadership of Gegham Harutyunyan, the coordinator and adviser to the Minister of Defense together with the members of the Council organized a visit to the military units of the Artsakh’s Defense Army. The group of lecturer consisted of 27 people. The Institute of History, NAS of RA was presented by Prof. Ashot Melkonyan, the Director of the institute, Prof. Hamlet Harutyunyan, Prof. Vahan Melikyan, Dr. Armen Marukyan, Dr. Gayane Makhmuryan, Dr. Gevorg Stepanyan, and Dr. Ruben Stepanyan, researchers Anahit Khosroeva, Ph.D, Gurgen Vardanyan, Ph.D, Vahe Sargsyan,Ph.D, Mariam Hovsepyan, Ph.D.
On October 26, before leaving for the military units of Artsakh, at 9:00 an important meeting was held with Lieutenant General Karen Abrahamyan, the Minister of the Defense Army of Artsakh Republic. He welcomed the participants and highlighted the visits of intellectuals to military units. Then the minister briefly presented the operational situation of the frontline. According to the general, there has been some tension in the last days, but all movements of the enemy are controlled by our troops. The units of the Defense Army are ready to suspend any action by the enemy.