ArmInfo. The Inquiry Committee for Examining the Circumstances of the Military Activities of April 2016 intends to invite former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Edward Nalbandyan to the next meeting. This was stated in an interview with reporters by head of the Committee, MP from the "My Step" bloc Andranik Kocharyan.
"We have already sent a letter to Edward Nalbandian," Kocharyan emphasized. The head of the Committee also noted that the former Foreign Minister of Armenia is now in Moscow, and if necessary, the MPs are ready to contact Nalbandyan via video link. Regarding whether former Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan will be invited to the Committee, the MP noted: "We have not yet made a final decision on this matter".
To note, the parliamentary Inquiry Committee for Examining the Circumstances of the Military Activities of April 2016 in Karabakh was created in 2019. The Committee included representatives of all factions of the NA. Its purpose is to identify possible errors, shortcomings or inaction on the part of the then authorities during the aforementioned period of aggravation of the situation at the border, which led to the death of more than 100 Armenian troops. The committee has already been visited by the third President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, former Minister of Defense Seyran Ohanyan, former Minister of Defense of Artsakh Levon Mnatsakanyan, head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Armenia Artak Davtyan, while former chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Armenia Yuri Khachaturov refused to attend the Committee's meeting.