YEREVAN, May 18. /TASS/. The sphere of security and development of the armed forces are priorities for Armenia’s authorities, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Friday while presenting to the employees of the National Security Council their new head, Armen Grigoryan.
"The Security Council has to become the nerve center that will transmit impulses to the defense agency. The sphere of security and normal development of the armed forces are priorities for our country," the cabinet of ministers’ press service quoted the Armenian PM as saying. He added that "citizens should be confident that the government has all the necessary tools to provide the country’s security."
"It is necessary to detect all problems and find solutions to them," Pashinyan stressed.
On May 17, Nikol Pashinyan appointed his associate, political expert Armen Grigoryan, as Secretary of Armenia’s Security Council.
On May 12, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian finally formed a new cabinet of ministers based on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s proposals. It mainly included Pashinyan’s young supporters. The average age of the new cabinet members is under 40.