Russia summons Armenian Charge d’Affaires

(Armradio) – On October 25, the Charge d’Affaires of Armenia in Moscow was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry over “odious” publications in the Armenian media against Russia, Official Representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova said at a briefing with journalists today.

“On October 25, the Charge D’affaires ad Interim of the Armenian Embassy in Moscow was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry. His attention was drawn to the most odious publications about the Russian leadership, Russian diplomats and Russian peacekeepers who risk and sacrifice their lives, including for security of the people of Armenia. He was pointed to the unacceptability of an unbridled anti-Russian campaign in the information space of the republic,” the diplomat noted.

On October 24, the Russian Ambassador to Yerevan, Sergei Kopyrkin, was summoned to the Armenian Foreign Ministry over an a program aired on Channel One, which, the Armenian Foreign Ministry said contained “offensive and completely unacceptable statements” about Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Kopirkin was handed a note of protest.

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