ArmInfo. Armenian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Anna Naghdalyan reacted to statements by Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov in an interview with Izvestia newspaper.
So, referring to Mammadyarov's statement regarding disappointment with the results of the last meeting with the Armenian Foreign Minister in New York, as well as the statement regarding the Kazan Document, Nagdalyan recalled that it was Azerbaijan that rejected the Kazan Document. "We consistently present our principled position and approaches to the peace process, in which the security and status of Artsakh are of paramount importance. We are consistently working on the agenda," the representative of the RA MFA emphasized.
Responding to a statement by the chief diplomat of Azerbaijan regarding the refusal to enter the AR with Russians with Armenian surnames, Naghdalyan stated that it is not news to Armenia that the Armenians are the target for discrimination in Azerbaijan. "In fact, the Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan confirms this in his interview, acknowledging that discrimination against ethnic Armenians is being carried out. Representatives of other countries and international organizations - the Russian Federation and the ODIHR / OSCE have said this many times. According to the Azerbaijani official, the best way out management of discrimination policy to turn the visit of every Armenian to Azerbaijan into a subject of negotiations, "the representative of the RA MFA noted.