RA MOD REFUTES RUMORS DISSEMINATED BY AZERI MASS MEDIA CONCERNING "ARREST OF SERVICEMEN OF ARMENIAN SPECIAL PURPOSE TROOPS"
DeFacto Agency, Armenia
April 29 2008
YEREVAN, 29.04.08. DE FACTO. The RA MoD refuted the information
disseminated by the Azeri mass media concerning "neutralizing Armenian
"The Press Office of the RA Ministry of Defense informs that the
information disseminated by the Azerbaijani mass media concerning the
fact that Azerbaijani Armed Forces have allegedly rendered harmless
an Armenian diversion group does not correspond to reality", the
statement of the RA MoD runs.
According to the statement, actually, Vanik Zmboyan (Gavar), Artem
Zohrabian (Noragyugh), Karen Torosian (Noragyugh) and Aghasy Yenokian
(Noragyugh), the citizens of the RA, set off for the village of
Khachik, where a military unit is situated, to visit their friend,
a serviceman. On the way back they got lost and probably found
themselves on the territory of Nakhijevan.
According to the data of the RA MoD, the Armenian citizens are
currently under supervision of Azerbaijani security organs, state
of their health is normal. The Armenian party appealed to the Baku
office of the International Committee of the Red Cross to organize
the Armenian citizens’ return to their Motherland.