On 5 July the newly formed NKR Security Council held its first meeting. President Sahakyan congratulated the newly appointed secretary and members of the Council and underlined the role of this structure in providing security and steady development of the country.
Some issues such as fire-fighting activities and organizing proper yield of crops were discussed at the meeting. Prime-minister Ara Haroutyunyan presented a situational report. Deputy premier, minister of agriculture Armo Tsaturyan, defense minister Movses Hakobyan, head of the NKR rescue service Vyacheslav Arustamyan delivered speeches during the meeting. To solve problems raised during the meeting of the Security Council and to coordinate appropriate activities the Cabinet of Ministers was assigned to form a situation room at the head of deputy prime-minister of the NKR.