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Armenia | 2 more NPs in works

YEREVAN, January 23. /ARKA/. Specially protected areas in Armenia have expanded quite considerably over the past seven years, Aram Aghasyan, a senior official in charge of specially protected natural areas and arboretums at the Ministry of Nature Protection, said today.

Speaking to a news conference he recalled that two new national parks - Arevik and Arpi Lich - have been created in recent years, as well as Zangezur, Khustup and others reserves. In his words, today three reserves, four national parks, 27 sanctuaries, and 232 natural monuments are under strict security today.