Armenian peacekeepers withdrawn from Kosovo
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 21, ARMENPRESS: The Armenian subdivision implementing peacekeeping mission in Kosovo has been withdrawn temporarily. Spokesperson for the Defense Minister Davit Karapetyan told Armenpress the issue on continuation of the mission of Armenian peacekeepers in Kosovo in the staff of the armed forces of the other state is being discussed. "As a result of the reduction of Greek subdivisions in Kosovo a decision has been made to withdraw the Armenian subdivision temporarily. As far as no political decision has been made over continuation of the peacekeeping mission in the staff of armed forces of other state, the Armenian peacekeepers are in Armenia," Davit Karapetyan said.
Armenia has started participating in the international peacekeeping missions since 2004.