HAMMARBERG: ONLY THOSE GUILTY OF MARCH 1 CRIMINAL OFFENCES SHOULD BE PUNISHED
15.03.2008 15:28 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ RA Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan received Friday a
delegation led by Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Thomas
Hammarberg to discuss the post-election situation in Armenia and the
ways of its normalization, the RA government’s press office reported.
PM Sargsyan emphasized that the Armenian authorities will do everything
to re-establish stability in the country.
For his part, Mr Hammarberg presented his views and impressions he
gained throughout numerous contacts during his stay in Armenia. Under
the circumstances, he prioritized the need for a balanced approach
and agreed with Serzh Sargsyan only those privy to crimes should
He said Armenia is important for the Council of Europe and voiced
readiness to keep on cooperating with Serzh Sargsyan after his taking
office as President of Armenia.