RA FOREIGN MINISTER CALLS NOT TO POLITICIZE THE ISSUE OF DETENTIONS FOR CRIMINAL OFFENCES
RA Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian urged today not to politicize
issues of detention of people, who were brought to charge for criminal
Vartan Oskanian said this today, commenting on the calls of
international organizations requesting to relieve the people arrested
as a result of unrest in Yerevan on March 1-2.
The Foreign Minister informed that on March 14-15 he will hold a
number of meetings with the leaders of the European Union within the
framework of the annual Brussels Forum in Brussels, and will discuss
the situation in Armenia during those meetings.
According to Mr. Oskanian, in general, the concern of European
structures is clear to him, "It’s hard to consider the state of
emergency announced in Armenia a normal development."
Commenting on the urges on the necessity of a dialogue between the
authorities and the opposition of Armenia, the Minister expressed
opinion that "we have missed the appropriate moment for a dialogue"
and stressed that "much depends today on Levon Ter-Petrosyan."
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress