ArmInfo. Armenia refuses to resolve humanitarian issues, and in particular, the exchange of prisoners on the principle of "all for all." This was stated by Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, speaking on December 5 at the OSCE Ministerial Council in Bratislava.
ArmInfo. Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, in Bratislava, during a meeting with acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania, Gent Cakaj, congratulated the Albanian side on its chairmanship in the OSCE and reaffirmed Yerevan's support for the priorities of the Albanian chairmanship in the organization.
ArmInfo. The Armenian Ministry of Defense called on citizens not to distribute unverified information related to the army, especially if it concerns such sensitive topics as the death or injury of military personnel. So, on December 6 at a press conference in Yerevan, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Gabriel Balayan responded to a request to comment on the statements of the successor of deceased serviceman Arthur Ajamyan Hayarpi Sargsyan that this is not the first case of glaring incidents where the deceased served.
ArmInfo.The Armenian army is ready for any development of the situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone. This was announced on December 6 at a press conference in Yerevan by Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Gabriel Balayan, referring to yesterday's statement by Miroslav Lajcak about the fragility of peace in the Karabakh conflict zone.
ArmInfo. Heads of delegations of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair countries (Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Secretary of State for European and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoine, and Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Phil Ricker) made a statement emphasizing strong commitment to mediation in the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
ArmInfo Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, during his speech at the 26th meeting of the OSCE Foreign Ministers Council in Bratislava, informed about the meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov yesterday, and in this context presented Yerevan's position on key issues of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement. ArmInfo was informed about this in the press service of the RA MFA.
ArmInfo. We support the continuation of a "structured dialogue" with the involvement of military experts and without any politicization of the process. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced this on December 5 during his speech at the 26th meeting of the OSCE Council of Foreign Ministers in Bratislava.