ArmInfo.The Russian Embassy in Armenia responded to the presentation in the republic of the report "The presence of the Russian base in Armenia, and its impact on the human rights situation in the country."
So, the Embassy's statement received by ArmInfo,in particular, said: "We could not help but pay attention to the report presented in Yerevan on the presence of the Russian military base in Armenia and its impact on the human rights situation in the country. Without questioning the importance of informing of the Armenian society about various aspects of the activities of 102 RMBs (it is well known that we are open to dialogue and completely transparent in this regard), we again ask ourselves the question: why do "studies" of the fundamental issues of bilateral relations concerning more nor less than the security and sovereignty of our countries, are financed with funds from Western foundations, and how, in that case, like <Research> can claim to be objective? ".
To note, the report "The Presence of the Russian Base in Armenia and Its Impact on the Human Rights Situation in the Country" was presented in Yerevan. The report was prepared on the platform of the Eastern Partnership Forum, by the Vanadzor office of the Helsinki Civil Assembly in collaboration with the Moldovan Association Promo-LEX and the Ukrainian Foundation for Eastern European Security Research Initiative and was prepared with the financial assistance of the EU. The English version of the report analyzes human rights situations in connection with the presence of the Russian military in Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine, while the Armenian version of the report presents the situation only in Armenia. According to the authors of the report, the purpose of the study is to study the legal grounds for the presence of the Russian base and the mechanisms of its control in terms of ensuring human rights.
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