Press releases

Force Stage of “Ararat-Antiterror 2019” Joint Anti-Terrorism Exercise of Competent Authorities of CIS Member-States Launched in Armenia
25 september 2019
Force Stage of “Ararat-Antiterror 2019” Joint Anti-Terrorism Exercise of Competent Authorities of CIS Member-States Launched in Armenia

On 25 September, within the framework of the second stage of “Ararat-Antiterror 2019” joint anti-terrorism exercise of the competent authorities of the CIS Member-States, the forces of special units of the “A” Department of the Nat...

Get-Together of Senior Executives of Anti-Terrorism Units of Security Agencies and Intelligence Services of CIS Member-States Is Held in Yerevan
25 september 2019
Get-Together of Senior Executives of Anti-Terrorism Units of Security Agencies and Intelligence Services of CIS Member-States Is Held in Yerevan

From 25 to 26 September 2019, the CIS Anti-Terrorism Centre (CIS ATC) jointly with the National Security Service of RA (RA NSS) is conducting the get-together of the senior executives of the anti-terrorism units of the security agencies and intellige...

Case of Carrying Out Production of Cryptocurrency through Illegal Use of Electricity Detected
21 september 2019
Case of Carrying Out Production of Cryptocurrency through Illegal Use of Electricity Detected

The National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia, as a result of operational and search measures undertaken within the framework of implementation of its functions to fight the crimes of an economic nature, detected a case of carrying out producti...

Prime Minister of RA Nikol Pashinyan Introduced NSS Interim Director
20 september 2019
Prime Minister of RA Nikol Pashinyan Introduced NSS Interim Director

Today the RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan introduced to the senior staff of the National Security Service of RA the NSS Interim Director Eduard Martirosyan. “Mr. Martirosyan served in the NSS all the way through his professional career. If I am no...

Head of “Kosh” Penitentiary Institution of RA MOJ was Detained
18 september 2019
Head of “Kosh” Penitentiary Institution of RA MOJ was Detained

Officers of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia, as a result of undertaken large-scale operational and search measures and investigation activities, detected a case of receiving and giving a bribe. In particular, within the framework...

Case of Smuggling and Illicit Trafficking of Drug from IRI, With Total Weight of 4,2 kg, Was Prevented in Territory of Republic of Artsakh
12 september 2019
Case of Smuggling and Illicit Trafficking of Drug from IRI, With Total Weight of 4,2 kg, Was Prevented in Territory of Republic of Artsakh

As a result of operative measures organized by the Border Guard Troops of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia, a case of smuggling and illicit trafficking of drug from the Islamic Republic of Iran, with a total weight of 4,2 kg, was p...

Results of Combat and Operational Service Activities of Border Guard Troops of NSS of RA in First Half of 2019
11 september 2019
Results of Combat and Operational Service Activities of Border Guard Troops of NSS of RA in First Half of 2019

In the first half of 2019, the subdivisions of the Border Guard Troops of RA NSS prevented 52 attempts of violation, with participation of 78 persons, of the state border of RA, detected 42 cases (84 persons) of violation of the boundary regime, 2 cases o...

Case of Demanding and Receiving a Bribe by SRC High-Ranking Person Detected
09 september 2019
Case of Demanding and Receiving a Bribe by SRC High-Ranking Person Detected

The National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia, as a result of operational and search measures and investigation activities undertaken within the framework of implementation of its functions to fight corruption, detected a case of demanding and ...

NSS Director Participated in an Event on the Occasion of RA MES Employee’s Day
04 september 2019
NSS Director Participated in an Event on the Occasion of RA MES Employee’s Day

On September 4, Artur Vanetsyan, Director of the National Security Service of RA, participated in a ceremonial event at the parade ground of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA on the occasion of MES employee's day. RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinya...

To the Attention of Mass Media
03 september 2019
To the Attention of Mass Media

Dear representatives of Mass Media, On 3-16 September 2019, the Press Center of the NSS of RA conducts a short-term accreditation of journalists covering the “Ararat-Antiterror 2019” joint anti-terrorism exercise of the competent authorities ...

BRIEF REPORT
02 september 2019
BRIEF REPORT

Brief Report on Applications, Complaints, Offers, Requests Received from Physical and Legal Entities by the National Security Service of RA in August 2019

Congratulatory Message of Director of NSS of RA Artur Vanetsyan on Occasion of Independence Day of Republic of Artsakh
02 september 2019
Congratulatory Message of Director of NSS of RA Artur Vanetsyan on Occasion of Independence Day of Republic of Artsakh

Dear compatriots, I warmly congratulate you on the occasion of the Independence Day of Artsakh. The fight of the Armenians of Artsakh for freedom, for their right to live with dignity in their own home is one of the glorious pages of our history. It has ...

Preparatory Works of “Ararat-Antiterror 2019” Exercise  Launched in Yerevan
30 august 2019
Preparatory Works of “Ararat-Antiterror 2019” Exercise Launched in Yerevan

On 29 August, a joint command field training was organized and held in Yerevan by the NSS of RA, with coordination of the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center, that was attended by representatives of special services and security agencies of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhs...

Gagik Khachatryan is under arrest
27 august 2019
Gagik Khachatryan is under arrest

On the basis of factual data obtained as a result of extensive longtime operational and search measures and investigative activities within the criminal proceedings initiated still on 2 February  2019, in the Investigation Department of the National ...

NSS Director attended the Meeting of Heads of Diplomatic Missions in RA
27 august 2019
NSS Director attended the Meeting of Heads of Diplomatic Missions in RA

On 27August, the annual conference of the central office of the RA Foreign Ministry and the heads of RA diplomatic missions in foreign countries entitled “Values in Action: Interests of Armenia in the Changing World” was launched. The event w...