ArmInfo.On October 4, the Prosecutor General of Armenia Anna Vardapetyan received Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Armenia Sergey Kopyrkin. This was reported by the press service of the supervisory authority.
The Ambassador, congratulating Anna Vardapetyan on assuming a responsible position, expressed confidence that the cooperation between the Prosecutor General's Offices of Armenia and Russia will be strengthened and be continuous.
Anna Vardapetyan asked to convey her best wishes to her Russian counterpart, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov, emphasizing that she is ready to make every effort to ensure that the partnership and trust relations that have developed between the two departments reach a qualitatively new level.
Anna Vardapetyan presented the consequences of the large-scale aggression unleashed by Azerbaijan on the sovereign territory of the Republic of Armenia on September 13, emphasizing the need for the immediate withdrawal of the Azerbaijani armed forces from the territory of the sovereign territory of Armenia, the return of Armenian prisoners of war and the unconditional observance of the ceasefire.
The Prosecutor General also spoke about the war crimes committed by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, the killings of Armenian prisoners of war, cases of torture of Armenian servicemen, including women, and stressed the need to bring to justice the perpetrators and organizers of flagrant war crimes committed in the current and previous periods.
Sergei Kopirkin noted that Russia is making every effort to resolve the issues raised, adding that ensuring the security of Armenia is one of the priorities of the Russian Federation.
During the meeting, the parties also discussed other issues of mutual interest, which mainly related to mutual legal assistance.