DID AMBASSADOR OF ISRAEL ARRIVE IN ARMENIA ON AN ORDINARY WORKING VISIT?
12.08.2009 22:10 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ "Israeli Ambassador Shemi Tzur (headquartered in
Tel Aviv) has arrived in Armenia on an ordinary working visit, these
visits are frequent, do not make a sensation out of this," Tigran
Balayan, acting foreign ministry spokesperson told a PanARMENIAN.Net
reporter. According to him, the Ambassador of Israel was in Armenia on
Monday, but there is no information whether he is in the country now.
Some media linked the arrival of Shemi Tsura with the collapse of
the Iranian TU-154 flying from Tehran to Yerevan. According to the
Italian press, the plane allegedly had weapons on the board for the
Lebanese Hezbollah movement. The Italian media wrote that Armenia is
allegedly a transit point for arms for Hezbollah.
In particular, the Italian "Corriere della sera" newspaper reported
that except passengers’ luggage the cargo compartment of the TU-154
plane flying from Tehran to Yerevan and crashed on July 15, contained
weapons for Hezbollah: advanced detonators, which has to be delivered
to Lebanon through the territory of Armenia, Turkey and Syria.