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Armenian Border Guard
Հայաստանի Սահմանի Պահակություն
Symbol of Armenian Border Guard.jpg
Coat of Arms of Armenian Border Guard
Active January 28, 1992 - Present
Country Armenia
Branch Armed Forces of Armenia
Role Border guard
Part of Ministry of Defence
An Armenian border guard station sitting along the border with Turkey, in the province of Shirak.

The Armenian Border Guard (Հայաստանի Սահմանի Պահակություն) is the branch of the Armed Forces of Armenia that is responsible for guarding Armenia's borders. Armenia is bordered by four countries: Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran and Georgia.

Armenia established its Ministry of Defence on 28 January 1992. The border guards subject to the Ministry, patrol Armenia's borders with Georgia and Azerbaijan, while Russian troops continue to monitor its borders with Iran and Turkey.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ Eaton, Mark. "Major Trends in Military Expenditure and Arms Acquisitions by the States by the States of the Caspian Region" in The Security of the Caspian Sea Region. Gennadii Chufrin (ed.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 89-90.

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