The first units of Armenian interior troops will be sent to Tavush province on August 23 to start protection of Armenian border with Azerbaijan.
Tavush has an extensive border with Azerbaijan, the chief of staff of the Police Force Armen Ghukasyan told reporters on August 21.
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict erupted into armed clashes after the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s as the predominantly Armenian-populated enclave of Azerbaijan sought to secede from Azerbaijan and declared its independence backed by a successful referendum.
On May 12, 1994, the Bishkek cease-fire agreement put an end to the military operations.
A truce was brokered by Russia in 1994, although no permanent peace agreement has been signed.