January 8, 2019 - 16:04 AMT
Armenian conscripts can now use phones while serving in the army

Fresh Armenian recruits will be allowed to take cell phones with them when they are drafted for compulsory military service this winter, Military Commissar, Major General Henrik Muradyan told reporters on Tuesday, January 8.

“By the decree of the Defense Minister, conscripts can carry phones but certain restrictions will be applied,” Muradyan was quoted as saying.

According to regulations published earlier, the handsets must lack video, recording, photographing features and access to Internet.