Defence Minister of Armenia

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The Defence Minister of the Republic of Armenia is the head of the Ministry of Defence is charged with the political leadership of the Armed Forces of Armenia. The position was established in January 1992 and is currently headed by Seyran Ohanyan. From 1993-1995 there was a concurrent position of the State Minister for Defense held by Vazgen Sargsyan.

# Name Took Office Left Office Party
1 Hovhannes Hakhverdyan 30 June 1918 27 March 1919 none
2 Christophor Araratov 27 March 1919 5 May 1920 none
3 Rouben Ter Minassian 5 May 1920 24 November 1920 Armenian Revolutionary Federation
4 Drastamat Kanayan 24 November 1920 2 December 1920 Armenian Revolutionary Federation
Position Abolished
1 Vazgen Sargsyan January, 1992 August, 1992 Pan-Armenian National Movement
2 Vazgen Manukyan August 1992 August 1993 National Democratic Union
3 Serzh Sargsyan August 1993 May 1995 none
4 Vazgen Sargsyan May, 1995 June, 1999 Republican Party of Armenia
5 Vagharshak Harutiunyan June 1999 May 2000 none
6 Serzh Sargsyan May 2000 26 March 2007 Republican Party of Armenia
7 Mikael Harutyunyan 4 April 2007 14 April 2008 none
8 Seyran Ohanyan 14 April 2008 Present none

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