ArmInfo.The Armenian Embassy in the Russian Federation is in constant contact with all printing houses in Russia, for clarifications, to make sure that there are no distortions of historical facts. The Spokesperson of the Armenian Foreign Ministry Anna Naghdalyan told ArmInfo about this when asked to assess the information on the part of making adjustments to the history textbooks of Russia on the part of Armenia at the request of Azerbaijan.
The representative of the Armenian Foreign Ministry stated that different publishing houses in the Russian Federation publish different textbooks. "Appropriate work is being carried out to exclude historical distortions. In particular, the representative of the RA Embassy has already met with the representatives of the publishing house on the issue you voiced," Naghdalyan said.
As ArmInfo previously reported, on February 23, in an interview with journalists in Victory Park in Yerevan, upon ArmInfo's request to comment on this information, Russian Ambassador to Armenia Sergei Kopyrkin, in particular, said: "As regards this issue, I can rely, just like you, on information provided by media. Naturally I cannot comment on these sources. I have no other information. " Earlier, the Azerbaijani media, citing the Azerbaijani embassy in Russia, reported on the introduction of changes at the request of Azerbaijan in the history books of Russia. In particular, the Azerbaijani Embassy in the Russian Federation sent appeals to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation to amend the textbooks for grade 9 "History of Russia. XIX - early XX centuries" (authors - L.M. Lyashenko, O.V. Volobuev , Ya.V. Simonova), published in 2020 in the Moscow publishing house "Drofa" and the exclusion of the wording "Eastern Armenia" in the description of the Turkmenchay treaty.